Etter "Maxine" Beasley Hochart, daughter of the late George M. and Velma Leona Ashbey Thomp-son, was born in Booneville, Miss., on June 16, 1926, and died at her home in Dexter, Mo., on May 13, 2012, at the age of 85.
Mrs. Hochart had lived in Dexter, Mo., all of her life. She was of the Pentecost faith.
On Aug. 19, 1946, she was married to Lonnie Beasley. He preceded her in death on Feb. 15, 1977.
Surviving are two sons, Bobby Ammons of Bowling Green, Ky., and Lonnie Beasley of Lawrence, Mich.; two daughters, Betty Woods of Dexter, Mo., and Ruby Ryan of Thayer, Mo.; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; and one sister, Leona Woodruff of Booneville, Miss. Other family and friends also survive.
She was preceded in death by one grandson, Bobby Dewayne Am-mons, and five brothers, R. L., Robert, Virgil, James Stanley and Edward Thompson.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 15, 2012, from 5-8 p.m. at Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter, Mo.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, May 16, 2012, at the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Dexter, Mo., with Jarod Hancock of Qulin, Mo., officiating.
Interment will be in the Stanfield Cemetery in Clarkton, Mo.
Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter is in charge of arrangements.