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Our loss is Heaven’s gain. Maxine Downing Hyde went to her heavenly home on Monday, June 27, 2022.

Maxine was one of 11 children, and was 88.

She was a member of the Kahoka Christian Church, and loved her Lord, her family, gardening and the outdoors.

She is survived by her son, Marvin Henderson (Melanie), granddaughters Cristy Johnson (Jeramie) and Monica Ludd (Darius), a grandson, Michael Henderson, great grand-children Jacob, Emily, Matthew & Claire Johnson, Mackenzie Clifton, Aubreigh and Jaedyn Ludd. Step daughter in law, Jenine Henderson. Sisters Ruth Pieske, Pauline Dolezal, Opal Atkinson, and Erma Downing; brother George Downing, and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Marsha Hammer, her first husband, Maurice (Morris) Henderson, her second husband, Donald Hyde, her parents and several siblings.

A visitation and a celebration of Maxine’s life will be held at the Ruschmeier Funeral Home in Green City, Missouri from 1-3:00 PM CST on Wednesday, July 13, 2022.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Kahoka Christian Church.

Funeral services will be held at a later date due to Coronavirus 19. The services will be held at the Schuyler County Church of Faith in Lancaster, Missouri with Sonny Smyser, pastor of the church officiating. Honorary pallbearers will be Mike Hurley, Glenn Roberts, A. C. Watts, Kevin Sayre, Carlon Sayre, Richard Hudson, Daryle Bennett and Chris Dabney. Memorials have been established for the Schuyler County Cancer Relief Fund. Online condolences may be expressed to the family by logging on to Arrangements are under the direction of the Norman Funeral Home in Lancaster, Missouri.