Demova Maxine Hoxsey

demova hoxsey

September 22, 1924 ~ August 10, 2016

Demova Maxine Hoxsey, 91 of Sorento passed away at 5:05 AM on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at Helia Healthcare in Greenville.

She was born on September 22, 1924 at Sorento the daughter of Marion and Bernice (Tipsword) Chesnut. She married Alfred Melvin Hoxsey on June 17, 1945 at St. Louis, MO; he preceded her in death on June 30, 1994. Her parents and a brother, Donald Chesnut also preceded her in death.

Maxine was a member of the Eastern Star and American Legion Ladies Auxiliary. She worked many years for the Secretary of State, retiring in 1987.

Survivors: Sons, Gary (Wife, Lila) Hoxsey of Wood River, IL and Gerry Hoxsey of Sorento, IL; Grandchildren, Jennifer (Husband, Casey) Kane of Sorento, IL and Michael (Wife, Jennifer) Hoxsey of Maryville, IL; Great Grandchildren, Alyson, Addison and Jadis; Great Great Grandchild, Channing; Daughter in law, Vicki Hoxsey of Highland, IL.

In honoring her wishes, a private family graveside service will be held on Friday at Sunnyside Cemetery in Sorento. Burial will follow at Sunnyside Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to Sunnyside Cemetery, PO Box 298, Sorento, Illinois 62086.

Condolences to her family may be left at

Perfetti Funeral Home in Sorento is in charge of arrangements.

Private Graveside Service

Friday, August 12, 2016

Sunnyside Cemetery
Cemetery Road
Sorento, Illinois 62086

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