Jewell Maxine Styers
Jewell Maxine Styers
  • April 27, 1932 - August 7, 2014
  • Gastonia, North Carolina

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Jewell Maxine "Chubby" Hollifield Styers, 82, of Gastonia, passed away at her home on Thursday, August 7, 2014 with her loving family by her side. Maxine was born in Gastonia and was the daughter of the late Grover and Alice Chastain Hollifield.

Maxine was a member of Loray Baptist Church for many years.

Maxine is survived by her husband of 64 years, Joe M. Styers; son, Joe T. Styers and wife Bubbles of Gastonia; two daughters, Lori Ann Williams and husband Tim, Lee Ann Styers of Gastonia; three grandchildren, Shawn Elizabeth Styers, Timothy Williams, Jonathan Williams; one great grandson, Caden Styers; niece, Cathy Lawing and husband Joe; numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Friday at Carothers Funeral Home, Gastonia.

A graveside service will be 11:00 am Saturday at Gaston Memorial Park with Dr. Kent Cranford officiating.

Maxine was preceded in death by her parents; brother, James Hollifield; sister, Sally Scarborough.

Memorials may be made to Gaston Hospice, P. O. Box 3984, Gastonia, North Carolina 28054.

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Carothers Funeral Home, Gastonia is serving the Styers family.