Maxine Ellen Gallimore Aust, age 94 of Pulaski, died Friday Feb. 19, 2010 in Pulaski Community Hospital.
She was born June 15, 1915 in Pulaski, and was the daughter of the late Nancy Richardson Gallimore and McKinley Gallimore. She was a retired employee of the Pulaski County School Board with over 20 years of service. She was very proud of coordinating teacher assignments for the special education department, and she was a life-long member of the First Christian Church (DOC), Pulaski.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Ernest Roy Aust; very special daughter Ellen Claire Aust; sisters Jackie Surratt and Bonnie Cheatham; and brother Mack Gallimore, Jr. She is survived by a son Gerald (Jerry) A. Aust and his wife Belinda Kay of Vienna; and sister Joyce Thompson of Pulaski.
Special gratitude is extended to the family of Viola Akers and to Carl and Debbie Akers, along with Maxine’s special neighbors, Harry and Doris Surface, for their loving support and friendship over the years. We would also like to express the family’s sincere appreciation to all of her caregivers, and to her family of First Christian Church. She is also survived by Funeral services will be held Monday Feb. 22, at 3 p.m. at Seagle Funeral Home, with the Rev. Randy Winn officiating. Interment will be in Oakwood Cemetery at a later date. The family will receive friends Sunday Feb. 21 2:30-4 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in the form of donations to the First Christian Church (DOC), P.O. Box 1007, Pulaski, VA 24301. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.seaglefuneralhome.com.
Arrangements by Seagle Funeral Home, Pulaski.