June 7, 1923 - December 19, 2017
Funeral services for Mr. S.O. "Sherwood" Maxwell, 94, of Minden, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 27, 2017, in the chapel at Crawford-A. Crim Funeral Home with Rev. Matt Gholson officiating. Interment will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery under the direction of Crawford-A. Crim Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until service time on Wednesday, December 27, at the funeral home. Mr. Maxwell passed from this life on December 19, 2017, at ETMC Tyler. He was born June 7, 1923, in Minden to the late Oye R. and Bertie Lee (Pirtle) Maxwell. Sherwood proudly served his country in the U.S. Army, 11th Airborne Division, during World War II where he was in the South West Pacific theatre and Involved in the Battle of Leyte, Battle of Luzon and the Raid at Los Banos' (Philippines), where more than 2,000 Allied prisoners were liberated. He later retired as a heavy equipment operator and he was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Lottie Dison Maxwell; granddaughter, Brittani Maxwell; and sister, Maxine Savage. Survivors include: sons, Troy Maxwell and wife Connie, Randy Maxwell and wife Carla, all of Henderson, and Johnny Maxwell and wife Rebecca of Gladewater; brother, Everett Maxwell of Minden; grandchildren, Ashley Whitlock and husband Chris, Cody Maxwell, Misty Maxwell, Nicholas Maxwell, Jeremy Maxwell, James Maxwell, Chase Maxwell and wife Laina, Nikki Maxwell, and Brody Maxwell; great-grandchildren, Gage and Cole Whitlock, and Annabelle and Benjamin Portugal; and nephews, David Maxwell and wife Christine of Grandbury, Gary Maxwell and wife Faye of Weatherford, Rickey Maxwell of Weatherford, and Donny Maxwell and wife Stacy of Brownwood, Jerry Savage and wife Brenda of Denton, Dwain Savage, and a host of nephews and nieces, great-nephews and nieces and great-great-nephews and nieces. Pallbearers will be Cody Maxwell, Brody Maxwell, Chase Maxwell, Nicholas Maxwell, Jeremy Maxwell, and James Maxwell. Words of comfort may be shared with the family at www.crawfordacrim.com.
Funeral services for Mr. S.O. "Sherwood" Maxwell, 94, of Minden, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 27, 2017, in the chapel at Crawford-A. Crim Funeral Home with Rev. Matt Gholson officiating. Interment will follow at Maple Grove... View Obituary & Service Information
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