April 26, 1930 – July 31, 2013
Marion Maxene Westbrook (Stutchman), loving wife of Robert Westbrook of Posey, Bakersfield and Taft, California, was born to Melvin and Florence Stutchman on April 26, 1930 in Elk Hills at Tupman, California. Maxene is preceded in death by both her parents, her sister, Lorraine Corbitt and her brother, Melvin. Maxene is survived by her children, Marily Kroh and John Westbrook of Taft. Maxene has five grandchildren, Eric Watts of Memphis, TN, Brian Watts of Huntington Beach, CA, Tyson Noyes, Jason Westbrook and Trista Reich of Taft, CA. She has five great-grandchildren and is the beloved aunt of Cynthia Kvek-Cicairos, Karen Ardesch and Randy, Ron and Royce Corbitt. Maxene is a member and very active in the Mount Carmel Community Church. She participated in many Christmas programs and played the organ and sang for each church service whenever possible. Maxene retired from Greenfield Union School District of Bakersfield. She also had worked in New Cuyama, CA for Atlantic Richfield, the school district and the recreation district. Maxene was loved and respected by all her many friends and will be forever missed by her husband, Robert, and all her family. She was a most special person and a wonderful wife and mother to us all. A memorial service will be held in First Baptist Church, 220 North Street, Taft on Saturday, August 3, 2013, at 11:00 a.m Burial will be private. Visitation will be held on Friday, August 2, 2013, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. To express online condolences or sign an online registry please visit www.EricksonAndBrown.com.