On April 16, 1930 born Maxine Corrine Brown, in Kansas City, Kansas, she was the first child born to Essick Brown and Berneda Lucille Brown. Her parents preceded her in death.  She was the eldest sister of Olene M. Brown - Singleton and both sisters spent a majority of their childhood with Grandmother Corrine Finley and relatives.  Maxine was a very accomplished woman.  In 1985, at age 55 she acquired her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Pittsburg State University. 

On April 16, 1930 born Maxine Corrine Brown, in Kansas City, Kansas, she was the first child born to Essick Brown and Berneda Lucille Brown. Her parents preceded her in death.  She was the eldest sister of Olene M. Brown - Singleton and both sisters spent a majority of their childhood with Grandmother Corrine Finley and relatives.  Maxine was a very accomplished woman.  In 1985, at age 55 she acquired her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Pittsburg State University.  

On October 21, 2010 Maxine Corrine Young, after a long illness, departed this life. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents and one child, Mary Elizabeth.  She leaves to cherish her memory 7 children, 13 grandchildren, 47 great grandchildren, and 9 great great grandchildren. Sister, Olene Singleton, Grandview, Missouri; children, Saundria Jennings, Oakland, California, Lois Smith, Kansas City, Kansas, Barbara Lockett, Kansas City, Kansas, Pandora Davis, Raymore, Missouri, Donald Maynard, Los Angeles, California, Carolyn Banks, Fort Scott, Kansas, Rhonda Sue Turner, Monroe, Louisiana; and many nieces nephews, cousins and other relatives.  She will be missed, but as much as we love her, God loves her more.

Visitation will be at 12:00pm, Services at 1:00 pm, Friday October 29th, 2010 At Bethel A. M. E. Church, 2329 Flora Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri 64108.