Booth, Maxine M. (DeWitt) (August 4, 1920 - January 23, 2004)

Maxine M. Booth

Douglas Budget - January 28, 2004

Funeral services for Maxine M. Booth, 83, were held Jan. 27 at the Gorman Funeral Homes-Converse Chapel in Douglas with Pastor Tim Ricker of Frontier Baptist Church officiating.

Interment was in Douglas Park Cemetery.

Mrs. booth did Jan. 23, 2004, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper.

She was born Aug. 4, 1920, in Gregory, S.D., to Thomas Westfall and Eenie Mariah (Humphrey)DeWitt. She moved to Douglas as a young girl and married her husband of 54 years, George William Booth, in September 1940. To this union were born eight children.

After 25 years of raising children, she worked at several jobs. She enjoyed doing ceramics, her aquarium, pets and her grandchildren. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

She is survived by seven children, Bill and wife Sharon of Casper, Dan of Douglas, ,Earl of Winnemucca, Nev., Leona Corn and husband Bruce of Moab, Utah, Linda Scholting and husband Clint of Rio Vista, Calif., Loretta Taylor and husband Bob of Douglas and Lona Cross and husband George of Douglas; sister Ruth Widick of Douglas; brother-in-law Frank Rohrer of Douglas; 17 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas on Oct. 22, 1959, and Eenie on May 29, 1976; husband George on Oct. 7, 1994; son Tom on July 4, 2000; and sister Elsie Rohrer on Nov. 1, 1996.

Pallbearers were Jack Booth, Steve Corn, Andy Elliott, Nate Cross, Ted Booth and Thomas Hinckley.

Honorary pallbearers were all of her many friends.

Memorials to the Douglas Senior Citizens Center, P.O. Box 192, Douglas, would be appreciated by the family.

Gorman Funeral Home-Converse Chapel of Douglas was in charge
of the arrangements.


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