Maxine Osborne, age 91 of Birmingham, was born February 22, 1929 and passed away on Wednesday June 24, 2020. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Osborne; sons, James Richardson and Danny Richardson; step-son, Eddie Osborne; granddaughter, Tiffany Richardson; and by a great-granddaughter, Aleigha Lynn. She was a special mother, grandmother, sister, and friend to everyone she met. Maxine was her children’s hero. She was an excellent cook and a member of Pioneer Baptist Church.
She is survived by her daughters, Sybil Murphy (Danny), and Debra “BooBoo” Nicholas; step-children, Jimmy Osborne (Pat), Bettie Stephenson, and Bonnie Holmes (Lyle); daughters-in-law, Bobbi Richardson, JoAnn Richardson (John Baxter), and Sherry Osborne; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; sister, Virginia Riley; brother, Bobby Mac Lamb. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held on Saturday June 27, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at Walker Chapel Memorial Gardens with Rev. George Weeks officiating. The family will have a private viewing prior to the service. Arrangements are by Walker Chapel Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens, 205-849-5000, Fultondale. She will be greatly missed. The family would like to thank Encompass Health, especially Chundra and Sara. The family would like to also thank her caregiver, Roselle Hill.
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