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Obituary: Maxine Stroud, Indianapolis

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Maxine Stroud, 91, of Indianapolis, former resident of Green Tree Assisted Living in Columbus, passed away at 2:45 p.m. Sunday, July 27, 2014, at Madison Health Care Center in Indianapolis.

Maxine was a homemaker and a member of First Christian Church. She loved her family and family gatherings.

She enjoyed sewing and making things out of wood. She designed and made a table she called her "goofy" table and loved talking about it to everyone who stopped by. She was known by her family to be the best homemade noodle maker and was an avid IU basketball fan.

The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home on Washington Street with Brother Jimmie McGaha officiating. Family and friends may call from 4 to 7:30 p.m.  Thursday and from noon to time of service Friday. Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association.

Online condolences may be sent to the Stroud family at

Born in Columbus, Aug. 8, 1922, Mrs. Stroud was the daughter of Collin and Mary Wheeler McCord. She married George W. Stroud on December 2, 1939. He preceded her in death January 21, 2002, after 62 years of marriage.

Survivors include her daughter, Georgann (Charles) West-Coop of Indianapolis, and a son, Max W. (Cheryl) Stroud of Columbus; granddaughters, Teri (Jim) Davis and Christine (Tim) Gilbert; and a great-grandson, Christopher Davis.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; sisters, Gladys Wilson and Jeannette Hines; and a brother, Donald McCord.

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