Helen Maxine Birge 60 of Glasgow, KY died Sunday August 29, 2004 at her home after a lengthy illness. She was born in Barren County the daughter of the late Wendell and Lida Mae Buckley McGuire. Mrs. Birge was a homemaker and had been a seamstress at Handmacher for a number of years and an employee of Jeff's Country Florist for 4 years. She was a member of the Temple Hill Baptist Church. She is survived by her husband Delbert Birge; 1 son Kevin Birge and wife Donna of Glasgow; 1 daughter Margie DeWanna Gentry and husband Mark of Hardyville; 4 grandchildren Matthew and Maegan Gentry and Amber and Brittany Birge; 2 brothers Mike Reid McGuire and wife Margaret of Beaumont and Carl C. McGuire and wife Wanda of Glasgow; 2 sisters Mary Lou Birge and husband William of Glasgow and Donnie Sue Kidd and husband Gerald of Glasgow; Her uncle and aunt Lawrence and Jean Buckley of Glasgow and her caregiver Emogene Button. A brother Leon McGuire preceded her in death. Funeral services will be 11:00am Wednesday September 1, 2004 at the A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home with burial in the Poplar Log Cemetery. Visitation will be after 11:00am Tuesday at the funeral home. Alternate expressions of sympathy may take the form of memorial contributions to either the T. J. Samson Hospice Program, 1301 N. Race St., Glasgow, KY 42141 or the American Cancer Society.

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  1. Delbert, Margie & Kevin & Families: We are so sorry to hear of Maxine’s death. She has put up a good fight here on earth, but now can rest in the loving arms of Jesus. May God comfort you now in your time of grief. If there is anything we can do for you,

  2. Kevin and family,I am so sorry to hear about your mother. I worked with her at Pan-Oston for a very short time. She was a very lovely person and I know that she will be greatly missed by all that knew her. You and your family will be in our prayers.May Go

  3. I was so sorry to hear about Maxine. Your family will be in my prayers and thoughts. Maxine will be missed by alot of many friends. Dia Nell Bridges Richey Burton

  4. Dearest Margie and Family,Deepest sympathy in the loss of your mother and loved one. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.Love,Cheryl

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