Maxine Leora Owens Rockhold


(Sept. 5, 2003)

Funeral services will be conducted today (Tuesday), Sept. 9 at 10 a.m. at the Union Presbyterian Church in Powell for Maxine Leora Owens Rockhold, 93, who died Friday, Sept. 5 at Castle Rock Convalescent Center in Green River.

The Rev. David Hunter will officiate at services and burial in Crown Hill Cemetery.

She was born Aug. 17, 1910, to Elbert Edward Owens and Gracie Maud Duncan Owens in Mercer, Mo.

She married Wayne Lyle Rockhold Aug. 18, 1930, in Powell. They began married life on a farm and farmed until he retired in 1972.

She worked in the food service department for the Powell schools and later for Stockhill's Tax Service in Cody. She enjoyed knitting, gardening and having her family around her. In 1995, she and her husband moved to Green River to be closer to their son.

Survivors include a daughter, Sharon Harrison and husband Dale of Albuquerque, N.M.; a son, Clifford Rockhold and wife Jackie of Green River; six grandchildren: Morgan Creeger and husband Todd of Houston, Texas, Darcy Bath and husband Fred of Rock Springs, Darrin Harrison and wife Michelle of Topeka, Kans., Michelle Rose and husband Pete of Denver and Travis Harrison and wife Adria of Medina, Ohio; and two great-granddaughters, Kailey Creeger and Lynsey Creeger of Houston, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and three sisters: Pauline Bell, Arleen Coorough and Catherine Owens.