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3054 Hwy 80 West
Morton, MS 39117
Phone: (601)-732-3624
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Maxwell Gainey

Maxwell Larry Gainey

Monday, March 29th, 2021
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Maxwell Gainey, 82, passed away at his home in Morton, MS on Monday, March 29, 2021. Visitation will be on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 from 11:00 AM until 1:50 PM at Wolf Funeral Services, Morton, MS. His service will be held at 2:00 PM at Wolf Funeral Services Chapel, Morton, MS. Interment will be at the Cooperville Baptist Cemetery, Morton, MS. Bro. Scotty Cooper and Rev. Tal Vardaman will officiate. Although state requirements have ended, please wear a mask and maintain social distancing to continue helping control the spread of Covid-19.

Maxwell was born in Leake County, MS on November 28, 1938 to Lena Mae Mowdy and Jeffie Lee Gainey. He lived in the Cooperville community for the past 61 years. He was a member of the Two Mile Baptist Church of Morton, MS. Maxwell loved farming and spending time with his family.

Maxwell found his soulmate, Nancy early in life and they were blessed with four devoted children spanning their 65 year together. Maxwell was a hard-working chicken and cattle farmer and devoted his life to God, his family and his community. He was known as Uncle Mack because he was such a kind, friendly, fun-loving gentleman. Maxwell was always there for his neighbors and willing to help them any way he could.

Maxwell was preceded in death by his parents Lena Mae Gainey and Jeffie Lee Gainey; 2 sisters, Polly Mitchell and Bobbie Nell Sistrunk; brother, Randall Gainey; 2 grandsons Dusty Walker and Kirkland Gainey. He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Nancy Jo Gainey; 4 children, Renee Walker, Ramona Marlett (Denny), Kevin Gainey (Connie), and Joey Gainey, all of Morton, MS; sister Jean Alford, Morton, MS; 7 grandchildren, Daniel Walker, Anna Rhinewalt, Max Gainey, Makayla Gainey, Nick Bradley, Bo Bradley, Brandon Phipps; 5 great grandchildren, Ella and Huxley Walker, Levi and Lena Beth Rhinewalt, and Tillie Dean Bradley and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Pallbearers will be Clarke Easterling, Grayson Easterling, Tony Denton, Brandon Phipps, David Gainey, Randy Gainey, Nick Bradley, Bo Bradley

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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, March 30th, 2021 | 11:00am - 10:45am
    Tuesday, March 30th, 2021 11:00am - 10:45am
    Wolf Funeral Services
    3054 Hwy. 80 West
    MORTON, MS 39117
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  • Service

    Tuesday, March 30th, 2021 | 2:00pm
    Tuesday, March 30th, 2021 2:00pm
    Wolf Funeral Services
    3054 Hwy. 80 West
    MORTON, MS 39117
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Carol Runnels

Posted at 10:53am
Heaven gained such a wonderful and loving man. I will always remember his kindness and laugh. Praying for you and your family.
Tommy /Carol Runnels

Sammy Purvis

Posted at 08:45pm
So Sorry for your loss. I remember him most from the 60's driving a dump truck.

Sammy Purvis : Polkville/Pearl

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