Mrs. Addie Mae Harmon Maynard, age 97, of Sugar Grove, passed peacefully Thursday evening, September l, 2022 at her home surrounded by her family.
Born July 31, 1925 in Watauga County, she was a daughter of Garnett and Maude Mast Harmon. After graduating from Cove Creek High School she worked as a waitress in Boone and Blowing Rock before relocating to Greensboro in her 20's. For many years, Addie was a member of Grace Baptist Church in Greensboro and retired after 30 years with AT&T. After living in Guilford County for 63 years, she returned to her beloved mountain home in Sugar Grove to live and spend her remaining years with her sisters and extended family. Addie loved her family immensely. She enjoyed spending time outdoors working and tending to her vegetable and flowers gardens.
Mrs. Maynard is survived by her sister, Georgia Harmon Ward of Sugar Grove; nieces, Nancy Mixon (Clark) of Mountain City, Tennessee and Mary A. Trivette of Banner Elk; nephews, Michael J. Accetta of Butler, Tennessee, and Thomas 'Tom' Combs and Chris Harmon, both of Sugar Grove; great-nieces, Stephanie Trivette Platt (Josh) of Banner Elk and Opal Accetta of West Jefferson; great-nephews, Garrett Mixon (Meghan), of Vilas, Daniel Accetta of Butler, Tennessee and Brandon Trivette of Banner Elk. She is also survived by four special nieces, Parthenia Crabtree (Bobby), Jackie Cotronis (Norwood), Brenda Lewey (Robert) and Julia Hawkins (Terry); and many special friends, including Delores Garland.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 40 years, Joseph Leslie Maynard; sisters, Mary Lee Combs and Ruby Harmon Accetta; and brother, William L. 'Bill' Harmon.
Funeral services for Addie Maynard will be conducted Friday evening, September 9, 2022 at 6 o'clock at the Austin & Barnes Funeral Home Chapel, officiated by Pastor Robert Williams. The body will lie in state at the chapel from 5 until 6 o'clock. Graveside services will be conducted Saturday afternoon, September 10, at 12:30 at Guilford Memorial Park in Greensboro, officiated by Rev. Junior Gossett.
Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to Amorem Hospice, 902 Kirkwood Street, NW, Lenoir, NC 28645.
The family extends a special 'THANK YOU' to caregiver, Lois Guy for her professional kindness, love and devotion shown to Addie during her last days.
Online condolences may be shared at the website www.austinandbarnesfuneralhome.com
Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Maynard family.