Maxie Ruth Page

Maxie Ruth Page, 94, of Morgan, and the widow of former Bosque County Judge, E.W. “Pete” Page, passed away Sunday evening, Aug. 17, 2014, at her residence. Funeral services for Mrs. Page were held Wednesday, Aug. 20 at the Kopperl United Methodist Church in Kopperl with Rev. Allen Goss and Rev. Kent Berry officiating. Interment was in the Meridian Cemetery. Pallbearers were Brady Little, Travis Page, Ron Dawson, Jim Dawson, Jack Rowland, Dan Evans, Larry Wheeler, and Tim Little. Maxie Ruth Dawson was born Nov. 5, 1919 in Iredell, to Frankie Howard Dawson and Blanch M. Washam Dawson. She was raised and educated in Bosque County and after her education was completed, she moved to Dallas. She worked in the banking business for several years. While in Dallas, she met and married Earl Wilson Page on May 16, 1947. In the mid fifties, Mr and Mrs. Page opened a florist business in Dallas. Mrs. Page operated the florist shop until the late fifties. In 1959 they sold the florist property and purchased a farm and ranch near Morgan. The couple farmed and ranched, raised their family, and became very active in community and civic affairs. Later after Mr. Page became Bosque County Judge, they were involved in activities county wide and often traveled to meetings around the state for county judges and representing Bosque County. Mrs. Page was also an active member of the Kopperl United Methodist Church, participating in choir, Bible studies, United Methodist Women, and served on many committees. Survivors include her daughter, Maxanne Little and husband, Tim, of Abilene, Texas and her son, Shuler Page and wife , Denise of Round Rock, Texas; Grandchildren, Whitney Little, Kelsey Little, Brady Little, Travis Page, Emily Patterson, and Laura Ritchie; great-grandchildren, Luke Patterson and Ryan Elizabeth Ritchie. She was preceded in death by her parents, Frankie Howard Dawson and Blanch M. Washam Dawson; her husband, Earl W. “Pete” Page; sister, Delpha Yates; brother, Harold Dawson. The family requests that memorials in memory of Maxie be made to the Kopperl United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 39, Kopperl, Texas 76652. A special thank you to Sherry Mize and Amanda Barker for their love and wonderful care they gave to Maxie for the past 2 1/2 years allowing her to live in her home.
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