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Maxine Mott

Thursday, December 16, 2004

CAPE GIRARDEAU -- Maxine Marie Mott, 77, formerly of East Prairie, died at 6:05 p.m. Dec. 15, 2004, at the Chaffee Nursing Home.

Born March 26, 1927, in Blodgett, daughter of the late Charley and Ella Mae Johnson, she was a member of the Ahniyvwiya tribe of Native American under the leadership of Chief Paul White Eagle and was given the Indian name Snow Bird.

In 1947, she married Charles Edward Mott, who preceded her in death on March 8, 2004.

Survivors include: two sons, Paul David Mott of Sikeston and Johnny Mott of Cape Girardeau; two daughters, Melba Jo White of Dexter and Marilyn Sue Byrd of Panama City, Fla.; one stepson, Charles Mott Jr. of Pittsville, Ill.; two brothers, William Johnson of Centerville, Iowa, and Bobby Johnson of Malta, Ill.; one sister, Dorothy Cline of Cape Girardeau; and one grandson, one stepgranddaughter, two great-grandchildren and one stepgreat-granddaughter.

One brother, Billy Johnson; and one sister, Helen Murphy, also preceded her in death.

Visitation is from 10 a.m. Friday until time for services at 11 a.m. at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston. Chief Paul White Eagle will officiate.

Burial will follow in the Unity Cemetery near Benton.

Pallbearers will be: Johnny Williams, Johnny Mott, Clayton Lee, Arthur Jones, Dave Davis and Steven Busby.