EAST PRAIRIE -- Helen A. Maxon, 94, died at 12:30 p.m. Nov. 27, 2008, at her home.
Born April 5, 1914, in Texas, to the late Claude and Emma Jones Compton, she had lived the past five years in East Prairie moving from California.
In 1965, she married Homer Maxon, who preceded her in death.
Survivors include: one daughter, Cynthia Best of Bertrand; three grandchildren, Danna Thompson, Earl Best and Sandra Gore; and four great-grandchildren, Bryan Thompson, Allen Thompson, Kenny Best and Amber Best.
Private services will be held at a later date.
Shelby Funeral Home of East Prairie is in charge of arrangements.