Lurene B. Maddux
May 29, 1917- July 20, 2015
Lurene Bomer Maddux, 98, of Solomons, MD passed away on July 20, 2015 in Baltimore, MD.
Born May 29, 1917 in Memphis, TN, she was the daughter of the late John O’Neal Bomer and Lamar (Ryals) Bomer.
Lurene graduated from Memphis High School in December of 1934, and graduated from Southwest State Teachers College in Memphis, TN in June of 1939. She married James S. Maddux in Boston, MA on September 12, 1942. Lurene was a high school science and history teacher at Brownsville High School, Brownsville, TN. Lurene has lived in many places across the United States including Tennessee, Texas, and California as well as living overseas in Turkey and Iran. She moved to Solomons, MD and Asbury-Solomons in 2002. Lurene loved ballroom dancing and art. She enjoyed drawing in pencils and pastels as well as painting in oils and watercolors. She found oil painting to be the easiest. Lurene drew on her love of flowers and plants as well as her experiences traveling to inspire her paintings.
Lurene is survived by her daughter, Mary Lu Gultekin of Solomons, MD and her son and daughter-in-law, Jim and Liz Maddux of Broomfield, CO; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and her brother, John Bomer of San Antonio, TX. She was preceded in death by her husband, James S. Maddux who passed away on April 25, 1990, and her sisters, Blanche Baxter and Carolyn Mann.
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