Maxine Kane, a loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend, passed away on April 13, 2018 at the age of 83. Born to Rosa and Henry Hardridge on May Kansas 16, 1934 in Parsons. Maxine was united in holy matrimony to George Kane, Sr. in November 1955. To this union, eight children were born.
Maxine accepted Christ at an early age. She attended Morningstar Holy Temple where she served as a missionary. She loved the Lord and with every chance given, she would praise and worship Him. Singing was Maxine’s gift, that she used while a member of the Morning Star Gospel Singers. She continued to share her gift throughout her life by making sure her loved ones received a happy birthday song on their special day.
Over the years, Maxine also attended Oak Ridge Baptist Church, Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, Echoes of Melody, and most recently Christ Tabernacle under the leadership of Reverend T.J. Pinkins.
Maxine loved spending time with her family. Some of her favorite things to do were shopping, watch wrestling, play checkers, bingo, and pitty pat, and most recently text her children, and use her tablet to listen to gospel music. Maxine took every opportunity to show love to others. She never met a stranger and she had the ability to make everyone feel special and cherished.
Maxine was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Rosa Hardridge, sister, Cora Lee Buchanan; brothers, Henry Jr.; Verdell; Wardell; Eddie Hardridge; Fred Murrell; and daughter, Teresa.
Maxine leaves to cherish her memories, daughters, Denise Kane; Rita Kane; Juanita Kane; Laura Dantzler (Ramon); and Joyce Burnett (Larry); all of Kansas City, Kansas; sons, George Kane; and Larry Kane of Kansas City, Kansas; sisters, Christine Groves (Elmer) of Kansas City, Missouri and Rose Marie Hardridge of Kansas City, Kansas; brothers, Darnell Hardrige of Kansas City, Kansas; and William Hardrige (Mary) of Tulsa, Oklahoma; grandchildren; great-grandchildren; special nieces; and nephews Sharon, Kandi, Peaches, Charlotte, Josephine, James, Dewayne, and Glenn all of Oklahoma; and a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins.