Maxine Lena Abrams, 95, of Granite City, Illinois passed away at 7:08 a.m. on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at Fountainview Manor in Granite City.
She was born August 14, 1922, in Elmo “Scott City”, Missouri, a daughter of the late Oscar Turner and Esta (Smith) Turner-Thomas.
She married Ralph Charles Abrams on July 4, 1940 in Granite City and he passed away on October 27, 2004.
She was a member of Grace Baptist Church in Granite City and was an Elkette with the Elks Ladies Auxiliary in Granite City. She will be remembered for the love and special times shared with her family and friends.
She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Nancy and Fred Helge of Naperville and Cheryl and Ronald Holt of Grafton; five grandchildren, Laura Callahan, Lisa Bailey, Ronald Holt Jr., Julie Holt and Aaron Holt; nine great grandchildren; two sisters, Velma Petrillo and Betty Mathenia; other extended family and friends.
In celebration of her life, private family services will be held at Irwin Chapel in Granite City.
Entombment will be at Sunset Hill Memorial Estates in Glen Carbon.
Memorials may be made to Grace Baptist Church in Granite City and may be accepted at the funeral home.
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