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She enjoyed drawing, sketching, and valued home and family. G. Maxine Basler was born June 4, 1922, at Ava, to William and Erca Lee Stafford. She passed away April 5, 2009, in Amarillo, Texas.
She grew up in Missouri and went to college at Southwest Baptist College (now University).
She taught in rural schools in Douglas and Grant counties, and Ulysses, Kan. During the war she worked in accounting at Boeing.
She married Frank Basler in 1951 in Mtn. Home, Ark. She was a lifelong Baptist, being saved in her teens in Goodhope, Mo., and was baptized in Perryton, Texas, in 1972 with her husband and children.
She had volunteered with the Satellite School in Perryton.
They moved to Amarillo in October 1985 and have been members of the Church at Quail Creek for over 23 years and was an active member of the Rainbow Life Group. She enjoyed drawing and sketching and valued home and family. She was a loving wife and mother.
She is survived by her husband, Frank Basler, of Amarillo; one son, Grady Basler, of Austin, Texas; a daughter, Tonya Stout and husband, Stan, of Amarillo, Texas; a sister, Bonnie Davis, of Sumpter, S.C.; three grandsons, Ryan Stout and wife, Tisha, Jeremy Stout and wife, Wendy, and Kevin Stout and wife, April; and six great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Harry Stafford and William Harrison Stafford; and a sister, Nadine Murray.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 8 at Church at Quail Creek with the Rev. Dale Moreland officiating. Entombment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.