Born Sept. 26, 1932, in Brazil, she was the daughter of Raymond and Mary J. (Williams) Rogers.
Maxine was raised in Indiana and moved to California in 1953, and has lived in Fontana, Calif., since 1965.
She lived a good life with her family and friends, always happy. Everyone enjoyed being around her.
Maxine was preceded in death by her husband Billy Gene, sons Richard and Billy Joe, her parents, seven brothers and three sisters.
She is survived by her son Arnold Ray, Steve, wife Betty, David and wife Sharon, grandchildren Cody, Katie, Shawn and Jennifer, Billy and Chrissy, David and Crystal and Julia, brothers Roy Thomas and wife Marjorie, Harold and wife Wanda, sister-in-law Ann Rogers, and sister Goldie Malone, all of Danville, Ill., lots of nephews, nieces and cousins. She was loved by all and will be greatly missed.
Graveside services were held Friday, Oct. 2, 2009, at 2:30 p.m., at Green Acres Memorial Park in Bloomington, Calif.