Mrs. Maxine (Smith) Radford of Burkesville, Kentucky, passed away Tuesday, September 27, 2022, at the Cumberland County Hospital having attained the age of 92 years, 6 months & 12 days. She was born on Saturday, March 15, 1930, in the Bear Creek Community of Cumberland County, Kentucky the daughter of Charlie Cleveland “C. C.” and Eliza (Phares) Smith. She was of the Methodist faith, member of Highland Chapel United Methodist Church, a seamstress for Sutton Shirt Corp., a waitress, farmer, and a homemaker. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Windell Radford, daughter, Jane Radford, two stillborn granddaughters, Angela & Carla Riddle, brother, J.C. Smith, sister, Patsy Poindexter, half-siblings, Sam B. Smith, Pauline Garner, Charles Edward Smith, Oleen Watson, Howard Reed Smith, & Geneva Ferguson, nephews, Danny Allen, Lawrence Teal, Don Davis & Doug Davis.
She is survived by her children, Leslie Frank (& Joan) Radford of Radcliff, Kentucky, Judy (& Sonny) Branham of Bixby, Oklahoma, Roger Windell (& Martha) Radford of Midlothian, Virginia, siblings, Leon (& Faye) Smith of Burkesville, Kentucky, Drusilla Allen of Burkesville, Kentucky, Stanna Page of Lexington, Kentucky, Seven grandchildren, Christopher Radford, Jonathan Radford, Kimberly Radford Dahlman, Matthew Branham, Andrew Radford, Casey Melton & Whitney Melton Long, several great-grandchildren, sisters-in-law, Mildred Radford & Kate Thomas, along with a host of other family members and many friends.
The funeral service was conducted on Sunday, October 2, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home in Burkesville, Kentucky with Dr. David Thomas officiating and eulogy by her granddaughter, Kimberly Radford Dahlman. Casket bearers were Dennis Smith, John Allen, David Allen, Stephen Poindexter, Marty Smith, Walt Page, Todd Page, Christopher Radford, Jonathan Radford, Kimberly Radford Dahlman, Wesley Long , Andrew Radford, Casey Melton, and Whitney Melton Long. Honorary casket bearers were James Allen Radford Jr., Daryl Davis, Steve Teal, David Teal, and Mike Radford. Burial was in the Parrish Chapel Cemetery in Cumberland County, Kentucky.
Norris-New Funeral Home was honored to be in charge of the arrangements.