J.Z. Forrest Maxwell, 85, of Hendersonville passed away peacefully after a brief illness on Sunday, January 10, 2021. He was of the Baptist faith and regularly attended Fletcher Baptist Church.
Born June 21, 1935 in Henderson County, he was the youngest of nine children to the late Mollie Stroupe Maxwell and George Washington Maxwell. He was a graduate of Edneyville High School and worked at General Electric for over 25 years. After retiring, he became active as a volunteer firefighter and is a Lifetime Member of Mountain Home Fire Department. A funeral service will be held at 2 PM Friday, January 15, 2021 in the Chapel of Shuler Funeral Home with the Reverend Roy Waldroup officiating. The family will receive friends for visitation one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Fruitland Cemetery.