E. Maxine Thrasher, 69, of Dumas, passed away on Friday, December 15, 2017. A Memorial Service is scheduled for 10 o'clock in the morning on Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at Temple Baptist Church with Rev. Chris Fobbs, pastor of the church, officiating. Arrangements are entrusted to Morrison Funeral Directors.
Maxine was born February 20, 1948 in El Paso, TX to Thomas Hardy and Elizabeth Mora (Purvis) Robinett. She moved to this area when she was about 10 years old and never left. Maxine married Levi Thrasher in Las Vegas, NV on January 31, 1969; he preceded her in death. She worked as a bus driver, a prison guard, and hotel clerk. Maxine was famous for her tacos; people would come from far away when she was making them. She was a bingo and casino fanatic and also enjoyed playing canasta and 31. Maxine loved taking care of her grandchildren and now her great-grandchildren; they all loving knew her as 'Memaw'. She was a member of Temple Baptist Church of Dumas and will be missed by all who knew her.
In addition to her husband she is preceded in death by her parents; step-daughter: Sandra Cottongame; and sister: Lucille Morton.
Maxine is survived by her daughter: Judy McGuire of Dumas; grandsons: Shane Sachitano and Sean Carothers and wife Stephanie all of Dumas; granddaughter: Tiana McGuire of Tyler, TX; brother: Tom Robinett of Sunray; great-grandchildren: Lily Sanchez and Luke Sachitano both of Texarkana, TX, Zakery McGuire of Tyler, and Seraphine Carothers of Dumas; and daughters of the heart.