James was a lifelong resident of Bartow County who was born on Oct. 18, 1942, to the late Noble Maxwell and Christine Gentry Maxwell. He was self employed as a farmer for many years. He also was employed as a truck driver retiring in 2006. Mr. Maxwell was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served in Germany during the Vietnam War. He was preceded in death by a brother, Edward Maxwell.
Survivors include his wife of 43 years, Mrs. Lynn Maxwell of Taylorsville, to whom he was married on Oct. 15, 1966; two sons, Mr. James N. (Jamie) Maxwell III and wife Catrina of Duluth and Mr. Jonathan W. Maxwell of Taylorsville; brother, Mr. Bobby Maxwell and wife Drucilla of Taylorsville; two sisters, Mrs. Thelma Langley and husband Bill of Adairsville and Mrs. Eva Garrett and husband Brian of Acworth; several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 26, 2010, at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of the Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home with Ministers Craig Hallman and Alvis Miller officiating. Interment will follow in the Taylorsville Cemetery with Brown-Wright Post # 12 of the American Legion in charge of military graveside rites.
Pallbearers will include Kenneth Moore, Travis Ingle, Lee Maxwell, Frank Sutton, Justin Spires and Danny Roberson.
The family will receive friends Friday evening from 5 until 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Flowers will be accepted or those desiring may make memorial gifts to the charity of your choice in Mr. Maxwell's memory.
The Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.