Kaysie Ellen Maxwell

kaysie maxwell

June 10, 1954 ~ January 25, 2018

Kaysie Ellen (Morrissey) Maxwell, 63, of Taylorville, passed away at 7:52 a.m. on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at Taylorville Care Center in Taylorville, IL.

Kaysie was born June 10, 1954 in Taylorville, IL, the daughter of John William and Marge (Moore) Morrissey.

Kaysie was a thoughtful, caring, and loving mother, grandmother, sister, and aunt, who gave everything so others would not go without.  She enjoyed BINGO, drawing, cooking her famous biscuits and gravy, and pizza.  Kaysie loved butterflies, angels, her dog, Ricki, but most of all her children and grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents; parents; brother, Edward Morrissey; sisters, Linda Jo Morrissey and Debra DeLay; and brother-in-law, Gregory Waterman. 

Kaysie is survived by her children, Brandy Westerfield of Taylorville, IL, Phillip Daugherty of Taylorville, IL, Michael Daugherty of Hawaii, Charlene Maxwell of Stonington, IL, and Paul (wife, Theresa) Maxwell of Owaneco, IL; 10 grandchildren; siblings, John F. (wife, Sue) Morrissey of Taylorville, IL, Cheryl (husband, Mark) Waterman-Schuyler of Taylorville, IL, Lester (wife, Beverly) Morrissey of Ruskin, FL, and Laura (husband, Emery) Staples of Taylorville, IL; her husband of many years, Charles Eric Maxwell of Stonington, IL; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Graveside Ceremony: 11:00 a.m., Monday January 29, 2018 at Glen Haven Memorial Gardens in Taylorville, IL, with Rev. Jennifer Stillwell, officiant.

Memorial Contributions may be made to: American Cancer Society, 675 E. Linton Ave., Springfield, IL 62703.

Shafer-Perfetti & Assalley Funeral Home, 202 W. Franklin St., Taylorville, IL 62568 has been entrusted with ceremonies. 

Please visit www.assalleyfuneralhomes.com to offer condolences to the family.


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  1. We are so sorry for the family’s Loss….bet she got a Big Hug from Aunt Margaret !!  Love To All !!!

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