Rita Paulette Maxwell, 76, of Clinton, Missouri passed away early Monday morning, January 20, 2020 at the Westwood Living Center in Clinton. She was born May 30, 1943 in Marshall, Mo., the daughter of Charles L. Coffey and Willa "Billie" Mae (Ray) Coffey. She married Gerald Wayne Maxwell in Marshall, Mo., on August 13, 1960. He preceded her in death on September 18, 2016. She was employed as a seamstress and later as a supervisor with Unitog. She and Gerald enjoyed many trips and vacations on their motorcycle. She also enjoyed feeding and watching the hummingbirds. Paulette was fascinated with social media, especially her Facebook friends. Surviving are one son, Darrell Wayne Maxwell and Misty, Marshall, Mo.; one daughter, Tina Marie Wolfe and her husband David, Newton, Iowa; six grandchildren, Kevin Wayne Sperry and fiance Krystal Turner, Dustin Lee Veach and wife Courtney, Joshua Wayne Maxwell, Britny Marie Maxwell, Levi Garrett Maxwell and Jason Michael Maxwell; eight great-grandchildren, Hunter Veach, Weston Veach, Bryson Veach, Emmitt Veach, Rayne Maxwell, Raidon Maxwell, Hudson Turner and Hadlee Turner. In addition to her husband Gerald, she was preceded in death by her parents. Graveside services and interment will be at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, January 25, 2020 at the Ridge Park Cemetery, Marshall, Mo. The family will receive friends Saturday morning from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the Bradley & Hadley Funeral Home, Clinton. Friends may call Friday from 1:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. The family suggests memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society, and these donations may be left in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be left online at www.bradleyhadley.com.