Margaret Maxine Brooks Dew, age 72, of Harriman, went home to be with the Lord Sunday, April 7, 2019. She was born October 23, 1946 in Rockwood and was a 1964 graduate of Roane County High School. Maxine had worked for Roane Hosiery Mill, and as a Volunteer at the Michael Dunn Center and also the Vaughn-Blumberg Center in Alabama. In previous years she owned & operated a family cleaning service. She was a member of Liberty Baptist Church in Kingston. Maxine was also a lover of various arts & crafts, as well as a collector of porcelain dolls & salt-pepper shakers. She was also a gifted musician. Preceded in death by her parents, David Carmack & Margaret Louise Cates Brooks; brothers, Thomas David Brooks, Charlie Carmack Brooks, and Ernest Roy Brooks; sister, Vivian Davenport.
Loving husband of 50 years Earl Lynn Dew of Harriman
Children Ina Lyn Dew of Harriman
Troy Shannon Dew of Harriman
Sisters Nona Brooks of Harriman
Luretha Hampton & husband, David of Ariton, Alabama
Sister-in-law Patsy Brooks of Harriman
Brothers-in-law Earnest Dew & wife, Charlotte of Newberry, Florida
Joe Dew & wife, Wilma of Clinton
Jack Davenport of Goshen, Indiana
Several extended family members and dear friends
The family will receive friends 4:00 – 6:00 pm, Thursday, April 11, 2019 at Liberty Baptist Church with funeral service following at 6:00 pm, with Pastor Rev. Randy Griffis officiating. Family & friends will meet at 11:00 am, Friday at Riggs Chapel Cemetery in Harriman. Please allow at least 45 minute for drive time, due to rock-slide in roads. Online register book can be signed at www.frakerfuneralhome.net. Fraker Funeral Home of Kingston is in charge of all the arrangements.