Marie R. Buell
Marie R. Buell
  • March 1, 1912 - September 30, 2015
  • Bentonville, Arkansas

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Marie Rakes Maxwell-Buell, age 103, passed away at her home September 30, 2015. She was born 4 miles south of Bentonville on March 1, 1912 to Rush A. and Sarah M. Rakes.
She was an excellent seamstress, loved gardening and growing flowers. She retired from Daisy Mfg. after 20 years. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Bentonville for 60 years.
She was preceded in death by her parents; 8 brothers and 1 sister; 2 husbands, R.B. Maxwell and Rudolph Buell.
She is survived by niece Sue Carter and husband Larry of Bentonville; great-nephew Tim Carter and wife Donna of Decatur; great-nephew Brad Carter and wife Malania of Garfield; niece Sarah Esslinger and husband Mike of Clarkesville, Ga.; great-nephews Asa and Ian Esslinger and great-niece Amie Esslinger; nephew Jerry Jones of Bentonville; niece Sue Heinsohn of Siloam Springs; nephews Doyle and Larry Rakes of Rogers; and great-nephews and nieces of North Carolina.