Maxine Hagood Lankford

Maxine Hagood Lankford, 82, of Fountain Hill died Saturday, May 10, 2014 at the Drew Memorial Hospital in Monticello.

She was a native of Drew County and a resident of Fountain Hill and northern Ashley County all of her life. She worked at the Hamburg Shirt Factory for over 20 years and she was a member of the Bayou Mason Baptist Church in Lake Village.

She is preceded in death by her husbands, David Hagood in 1966, and Winford Lankford Sr. in 1998; a granddaughter, Tina Hayden; her parents, Marion & Daisy Chambers Hill; and two brothers, G.T. Hill Jr. and Lavon Hill.

She is survived by a son, David Hagood and wife, Sandra, of Lake Village; two daughters, Linda Riley Spruell and husband, Ricky, and Judy Spruell and husband, Clifford, all of Fountain Hill; two brothers, Russell Hill and Billy George Carpenter, both of Lake Village; two sisters, Susie Brooks, of Trona, Calif., and Margaret Graham, of Ridgecrest, Calif.; four grandchildren, Teresa Brazier, Bryan Hayden, Kevin Riley and Sarah Hagood; 10 great grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, May 13, 2014, in the Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Phillip Payne officiating. Burial followed in the Prairie Grove Cemetery in Drew County. Pallbearers were Kane Riley, Jimmy Shaver, Rusty Hill, Barry Hill, Shannon Hill, James Hill, Rick Brazier and Teddy Clayton. Honorary pallbearers were her grandchildren.

An online guestbook may be viewed and signed at

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