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Claude Maxwell "Max" Grounds

Monday, January 3, 2011

Max Grounds
Claude Maxwell "Max" Grounds, age 93, of Lyons, passed away at 1:02 p.m. Monday, Jan. 3, 2011, at Glenburn Home in Linton. He was born April 12, 1917, in Bicknell, the son of Claude B. and Jennie Bell (Taylor) Grounds.

He was a coal miner for Peabody Coal Company and a self-employed farmer. He was a member of Pleasant Grove Church of Christ and the United Mine Workers Association.

Survivors include his wife, Doris (Lehman) Grounds of Lyons; a son, Gordon (Claudia) Grounds of Lyons; a daughter, Rosie (Terry) Hauser of Switz City; a sister, Phyllis (Morris) White of Lyons; five grandchildren, Chad Grounds, Chris (Andy) Johnson, Jenny (Mike) Mullis, Matt (Dawn) Hauser, and Holly (Jason) Clark; and 13 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a grandson, Andy Hauser.

A funeral service will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Thurs., Jan. 6, at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton, Pastor Gerald DeVore officiating. Burial will follow at Dog Island Cemetery in Lyons.

Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Wed. and at 9 a.m. Thurs. at the funeral home.

The family has suggested that memorial contributions be made to the Dr. David Mullis Scholarship Fund through the funeral home.

Online condolences can be made at www.welchcornett.com.