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Maxine Emmer Firkins, Metcalfe Co., KY (d. June 29, 2013)

She was formerly a resident of Metcalfe County, KY and will be buried in New Libery Cemetery near Cave Ridge, Metclafe County, KY. She was the widow of Riley Firkins. Maxine enjoyed playing Bingo and going on the bus to the senior citizens center in Kentucky. She used to help her late husband Baker on the farm where they had milked cows for several years. She was an amazing cook and was always tryin g to feed everybody.
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Maxine Emmer Firkins age 86 of Monticello, Indiana formerly of Edmonton, died Saturday, June 29, 2013 at Whispering Pines Rehabilitation Center in Monticello, IN.

Graveside services will be held 2pmCT, Saturday, July 13, 2013 at the New Liberty Cemetery near Edmonton, KY.


She was the daughter of the late Will and Elmer Bunch. She was married to Riley Baker Firkins, who preceded her in death in 1988.

Maxine had lived in the Monticello, IN, area for over 15 years moving there from Edmonton, Kentucky.

She attended the Church of Christ while in Kentucky.

Maxine enjoyed playing Bingo and going on the bus to the senior citizens center in Kentucky. She used to help her late husband Baker on the farm where they had milked cows for several years. She was an amazing cook and was always trying to feed everybody. She is survived by the following:
  • tTwo children: Betty Stiltz of Monticello, IN; and Fred Lee and wife Maggie Firkins, also of Monticello

  • Nine grandchildren

  • Three step grandchildren

  • Ten great grandchildren

  • and Two step great grandchildren

  • Besides her parents and husband she was preceded in death by a son Howard Firkins; two grandchildren, one step grandchild, five sisters and three brothers.

    From Butler Funeral Home, 201 East Street, Edmonton, KY


    This story was posted on 2013-07-10 05:25:15
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