Maxine Clarice Brecount

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Maxine Clarice Brecount, 78, of Elm Mott, passed away Wednesday, October 6, 2010 at a local nursing center. Memorial services will be 11AM Saturday, October 9th at Elm Mott United Methodist Church with Rev. Darrell Phillips officiating. Visitation will be 6 to 8PM Friday, October 8th at Lake Shore Funeral Home, 5201 Steinbeck Bend in Waco. Mrs. Brecount may be viewed from 10AM to 8PM Friday at the funeral home only. There will be no viewing at the church. Thoughts and memories may be shared in the online Guest Book at

Maxine was born October 13, 1931 in Kenosha, WI to Max Odell Keeler and Clarice A. Bray Keeler. She was a faithful wife, loving mother and grandmother. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends. She was a member of Elm Mott United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband of forty-seven years, Perry Joseph Brecount.

Survivors include son, Steven Brecount of Elm Mott; daughter, Diana Warren and husband John of Waco; and grandchildren, Joseph Warren, Abby Warren, and Samuel Warren, all of Waco.

A special thank you to the nursing staff at St. Catherine Center, Providence hospice, and Hilcrest hospice for their compationate care and to her church family at Elm Mott United Methodist Church for all they have done.

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  1. I am so sorry to hear about Maxine. I worked with her for several years at Sears where we always had a great time. Maxine was one of the sweetest people in our office and was loved by all. May she rest in peace now. She will be greatly missed by all.

  2. It is always very sad to read about the loss of a loved one in death. May fond memories of Maxine always bring a smile to your face, as you await the reality of God’s promises on earth for our loved one who passed away. Please take a moment to reflect on what we find at Revelation 21:3-5; Isaiah 25:8; Psalm 37:11,29. I hereby offer my sympathy to you.

  3. Maxine will be greatly missed. She lived a long, wonderful life and has left behind a beautiful daughter that has given my brother and me great joy.

    We love you Maxine.

  4. Lisa Moser (Providence Hospice)

    I was extremely fond of Ms. Brecount – such a woman of grace and peace. The love of God shone through her in an amazing way. I will greatly miss her. To Diana and the rest of the family, please know you are in my thoughts during this time. Thank you for the honor of being involved in Ms. Brecount’s life.

  5. Maxine is in my Heart and will be missed so much. She was a dear Friend to me and would try and encourage me to come back to Elm Mott. I wish I had. I truly loved her and her kindness. God speed my Friend. I will miss hearing from you.
    Nancy Pailloz

  6. Maxine, I will miss you so very much, but you will always be with me, as I have my many memories of our years of friendship. You were my dearest friend!

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