RIPLEY, Ohio -- Callie Jean Maynard, age 85, of Ripley, died Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, at her residence.

She was retired from the US Shoe Corporation and was a member of the Ripley Church of Christ. She served on the Ripley Life Squad for 15 years as an advanced EMT and was a member of the Brown County Squares, square dancing club.

Mrs. Maynard was born Feb. 13, 1932. in Rowan County, the daughter of the late John Dewey and Dorothy Alice (Hinton) Lewis.

She was also preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, William H. Maynard in 2004, whom she married Dec. 4, 1947; one daughter, Elizabeth Maynard; three brothers, Dewey, Charles and Herman Lewis; and two sisters, Mary Fidella Tuel and Bercha Lewis.

Mrs. Maynard is survived by two daughters, Tamma Kay Plymesser and husband, Mark of Ripley, and Pamela Jean Green and husband Ron of Sardinia, Ohio; two sons – Elmer Thomas Maynard of Mobile, Alabama and Billy Hord Maynard of Lakeland, Fla.; 33 grandchildren and great grandchildren; one sister, Lou Ann Harber of Washington; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Services will be held at noon, Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017, at the Cahall Funeral Home in Ripley. John Neu will officiate.

Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m.-noon, Saturday at the funeral home.

Interment will be in the Wedonia Cemetery in Wedonia.

If desired, memorial donations may be made to: The Ripley Church of Christ, 105 N. Third Street, Ripley, Ohio 45167 or The Ripley Life Squad, P.O. Box 174, Ripley, Ohio 45167.

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