Edith Maxine Petrus, 89, of Des Arc passed away on Tuesday, April 19, 2022 surrounded by her loving family. Maxine was born April 10, 1933 in Hazen, Arkansas to Delbert and Myrtle Edge.
Maxine was a graduate of Hazen High School. At the age of 12 she started working for Bell Telephone as an operator, a job she held for many years. Maxine was a farmer’s wife and a loving mother to two children. Her family was her life and she loved being involved in their lives. She loved to cook, have family parties, and going to the casino.
Maxine was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 30 years, Francis Petrus, and her sister, Hazel Chase. She is survived by her daughters, Karen Petrus and Francine (Paul) Dickson; special granddaughter, Codi Konecny; sister, Shirley Curtis, and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, April 22, 2022 at St. Rose Catholic Church in Carlisle followed by Rosary at 10:30 and funeral mass at 11:00 p.m.
Interment will be in the Hazen Cemetery.