Maxine Pinkard Gale, age 89, passed away Monday, February 25, 2013, at her home in Dallas, Texas, with her son at her bedside. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, March 1, 2013, in Hillcrest Memorial Park, Ardmore, with Pastor Bob Lee officiating.

Maxine was born on November 23, 1923, in Ardmore, Okla., to Arthur and Susie Pinkard.

She married Thomas O. Gale of Ardmore and resided in Ardmore until 1960 when they moved to Dallas, Texas.

Maxine enjoyed life with her friends, family and in her business with her son, Arthur.

Maxine was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Thomas; three brothers and one sister, Jerry L. Pinkard, Arthur Pinkard Jr., her twin, Max Pinkard and sister, Lois Finney; great-grandson, Andrew Dillon Young; and niece, Nancy Pinkard.

She is survived by her son, Arthur Gale; three granddaughters, Stacy Gale Levin, Taylor Gale and Victoria Gale; her great-grandson, Aiden Black; and many nieces and nephews.

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