(Orange, Texas)


December 2, 2013

Mary Maxine Hebert Tankersley

ORANGE — Mary Maxine Hebert Tankersley, 85, of Willis, TX, formerly of Orange, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, November 29, 2013.

Maxine was born on September 28, 1928 in Mauriceville to the late Alma (Herrin) and Gail Miller. She had lived most of her life in the Orange and Deweyville area; the last two years in Willis, Texas. She graduated valedictorian of her 1947 Mauriceville High School Class and retired from Weingarten's after thirty years of service. She was an active and faithful member of Deweyville United Pentecostal Church and also enjoyed making Christmas ornaments and doing crafts. Maxine was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend who will be missed dearly.

She was preceded in death by her parents, first husband, Clarence Hebert; second husband, John Tankersley, sister, Velma Klipstein; brothers, Raymond, Wayne and Jackie Miller.

She is survived by her children, Milton Hebert and his wife, Becky of Brenham, Linda Faye Hebert of Willis, Pat Nance and husband Skipper of Willis; five grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. She also survived by her brothers, L.G. Miller and wife, Viana of Bridge City, Floyd Miller and wife Geneva of Hot Spring, AR; sister, Melba Pemberton and husband, Jimmy of Bryan.


A visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 4, 2013 from 5 pm until 9 pm at Dorman Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, December 5, 2013 at 11 am at the funeral home, with Rev. Eldon Reeves and Rev. Darrel Orange. Burial will follow at Bob Herrin Cemetery in Bon Weir, Texas.

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