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Obituary - Mrs. Maxine Blackburn McMullen
Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home & Crematory
Helen Miriam Brown Moore
STATESBORO, Ga. -- Mrs. Maxine Blackburn McMullen, age 75, passed away on Sunday, February 23rd, 2020, at East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro.
    Mrs. McMullen was born on August 28, 1944, in Cincinnati, Ohio, but grew up in Marion, Va. She lived in Marion until around the age of 18, when she moved to Oxford, Pa., where she spent the majority of her life.
    She worked as a CNA for over 10 years in the Oxford, Pa., area.
    In 2012, she and her husband, George W. McMullen Jr., moved to Statesboro.
    She enjoyed fishing and gardening, known for having a green thumb. She was much loved and will be missed by her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, all whom she loved spending time with.
    Mrs. McMullen was preceded in death by her parents, Luther Floyd Blackburn and Marybelle Pennington Blackburn; a son, John L. Lewis; two sisters, Christine Blackburn and Carol Dean Blackburn; and a brother, David Blackburn.
    She is survived by her husband of 54 years, George W. McMullen Jr. of Statesboro; her son, Floyd James Lewis of Harrisburg, Pa.; her daughter, Lorie Ann Lewis of Statesboro; her brother, Dean Blackburn of Harrisburg, Pa.; her sister, Patricia Aument of Statesboro; her grandchildren, Bobby Wade Carpenter, Dustin Lewis, Nikolai Roten, Mitzi Roten, Christopher James Lewis and Jessie Lewis; and 12 great-grandchildren.
    The family will receive visitors on Friday from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. at Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home in Statesboro.
    The funeral will follow visitation at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Jeff Butler officiating.
    Pallbearers will be Nikolai Roten, Dustin Lewis, Jessie Lewis, Daniel Blackburn, Johnny Ridgle and Brian Ridgle.
    Friends may sign the online register book at
    Joiner-Anderson Funeral Home & Crematory of Statesboro is in charge of arrangements.

Statesboro Herald, February 25, 2020
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