Leota Mozelle Maxfield of Paducah, TX went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, October 14, 2021, at the age of 100. She was born on July 14, 1921, in Paducah, TX to Ira Allen and Maggie Bearden Brooks. Leota attended school in Paducah and graduated from Paducah High School in 1939. After graduating high school, she married the love of her life Robert C. Maxfield. They were married on July 8, 1939, in the First Baptist Church pastorage in Paducah, TX. Upon this union two children were born, Phyliss and Jimmy “Butch”.
Leota was a longtime member of the First Baptist Church in Paducah, TX until her health declined. She attended Sunday school and enjoyed working in the nursery. Leota loved visiting and working with the homebound of the church. She was also a member of the Delwin Club and served on the funeral committee preparing and serving funeral meals.
Those left to cherish her memory are her daughter Phyllis Maxfield Jones, a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband Robert, her parents Ira and Maggie, one son Jimmy “Butch” Maxfield, two brothers Irless Allen Brooks and Terry Dean Brooks, her son-in-law Alton Jones, and her granddaughter Daisha Jones.
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