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Marieva (Galbreath) Maxwell

March 31, 1924 ~ January 17, 2021 (age 96)


Marieva Maxwell 96, of Peoria passed away on January 17, 2021 at the Proctor Place Senior Living. She was born on March 31, 1924 in Peoria the daughter of Lemoine and Edna (Piper) Galbreath. She married Eugene L. Maxwell in Peoria. He preceded her in death on September 29, 2002.

She is survived by two sons David Maxwell of Peoria and Douglas (Cindy) Maxwell of Denton, TX.

Marieva was preceded in death by her parents and one sister Margaret Serup.

She earned her Master’s Degree in Education. Marieva taught at Limestone High School for many years.

A private family visitation will be held on Friday January 22, 2021 at Cumerford-Clary Funeral Home. Funeral service will be livestreamed on the Cumerford-Clary Facebook page at 12pm. The service will be officiated by Rev. Cecilia Granadosin. Burial will follow at Springdale Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Forrest Hill United Methodist Church. Online tributes and condolences may be made at

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Funeral Service
January 22, 2021

12:00 PM
Cumerford - Clary Facebook

Private Service

Cumerford-Clary Funeral Home
428 W. McClure Ave
Peoria, IL 61604

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