Poseyville, IN – Maxine Faye Hempfling, 85, of Poseyville, Indiana born to Charles and Faye (Taylor) Williams of Wadesville, Indiana passed away August 24, 2020 from complications of COVID-19 at Select Specialty Hospital in Evansville, Indiana.
Known as an avid IU basketball and St. Louis Cardinals fan, Maxine watched every game.
She worked side by side with her late husband, Charles L. Hempfling, at Lockwoods Inc of Poseyville, a fixture of downtown Poseyville for nearly 130 years, and JH Quarter Horses home of three world champions. With her late husband, Maxine was well renowned as an expert horse breeder in the industry. She enjoyed music and was proficient in 5 instruments. She prided herself with being a cheerleader, class officer, and graduate of Wadesville High School.
In addition to her parents, Maxine is preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Charles Lockwood Hempfling, sister, Ruth McDonald, and brother Edward Williams.
Surviving are her son, Jeff (Nancy) Hempfling and grandson, Charles Matthew Hempfling, all of New Harmony, Indiana and brother Keith (Karen) Williams of Wadesville, Indiana as well as her nieces and nephews, Kent and Kelly Williams and Scott and Lisa McDonald.
A celebration of Maxine’s life will be held at a later date with a private burial to follow at Poseyville Cemetery in Poseyville, Indiana.
Simple Cremation Evansville is entrusted with care.