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Maxine Violet Kemp

of Little Rock, AR, 1926 - 2019

Maxine Violet Kemp, age 93, of Little Rock, went to be with the Lord Saturday, December 21, 2019. She was born on July 15, 1926 in Monette, Arkansas. Maxine was a member of Geyer Springs First Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Ransom "Doc" and Effie Simpson; first husband, Lloyd Smothers; daughter Bobbie Mae Smothers; second husband.,Marvin Kemp; sisters, Mildred Armstrong. Onia Boston, Vera Cates, Era Noble; brothers, Orville Simpson, Elliott "Gilley" Sims, and Freddie Simpson. Maxine is survived by a son, Jimmy Smothers of Lepanto; a daughter, Phyllis Flowers of Alexander; a stepson, Tommy Kemp of Osceola; five grandchildren, David Smothers of Lamar, Christi Kemp of Osceola, Jeff Flowers of Alexander, T.J. Kemp of Alabama, and Jennifer Flores of Alexander; 17 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be at 1 p.m. Friday, December 27 at Pinecrest Funeral Home in Alexander. Funeral Services will follow at 2 p.m.with burial at Forest Hills Memorial Park in Alexander, Arkansas. Pastor Max Pyron will be officiating. To sign the online guestbook go to

Published December 24, 2019