January 31, 1943 ~ January 11, 2021

Born in: Cumberland County, Kentucky
Resided in: Glasgow, Kentucky

Thelma Lorene Maxey, 77, of Glasgow, Kentucky passed away Monday, January 11, 2021 at Barren County Nursing and Rehab. She was born in Cumberland County on January 31, 1943 to the late Terry H. and Cinda Crawford Scott. Thelma was a homemaker who co-owned and operated three general stores in Austin, Akersville, and Tracy with her loving late husband of 56 years, Morris S. Maxey. She was of the Christian faith and loved sewing, crocheting, and listening to music.

Survivors include, one daughter, Reeda Maxey Brooks (Orval) of Glasgow, Kentucky; one son, Morris Maxey, Jr. (Terra) of Austin, Kentucky; three grandchildren, Bradley Anderson of Glasgow, Kentucky, Marcus Maxey and Emma Kate Maxey, both of Austin, Kentucky; two sisters, Myrtie Shaw of Glasgow, Kentucky, Prudie Bishop (Robert) of Horse Cave, Kentucky; and two sisters-in-law, Shelia Houchens of Glasgow, Kentucky and Connie Childress of Lamb, Kentucky.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by an infant son, Kevin S. Maxey and two brothers, James Scott and Bobby Clark Scott.

The funeral service for Ms. Maxey will be private with burial in the Harlan’s Crossroads Cemetery in Monroe County. A. F. Crow & Son Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be entrusted in the care of Ms. Maxey. Please share your condolences with the family at

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  1. Reeda and Morris, Jr…and families: so very sorry to hear of Thelma’s passing. She was a great neighbor there in the Dry Fork and Tracy area. Prayers are with each of you!

    • Thank you Paulette. I have fond memories of you & the boys when you lived down the hill from us. The pictures you made at the Christmas parties at the nursing home are now a treasured memory.

  2. To the entire Maxey family,
    Truly sorry to hear about Mrs. Maxey. May you all feel the comfort of God’s loving arms as you bury your loved one….

  3. So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family. Brian and Sandy Froedge and employees of Grandview Welding

  4. So sorry for your loss. Thinking of you and your family at this time.
    Brian and Sandy Froedge
    Grandview Welding employees

  5. So sorry for your loss. We always enjoyed stopping in and seeing Cindy and all the girls on the way to Granny Crawfords. Our prayers are with you all. Love, Jan, Brenda, Megan and Krista.

  6. So very sorry for your loss, she will be missed. Jim & Carolyn White, Margaret Branham, Eric Branham & Lori and girls, Eddie Branham & Marsha and boys.

  7. I’m so sorry for your loss. She was a wonderful mother. I know how you will miss her. Bradley I love you and I’m sorry. Love and prayers for all of the family.

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