Carrie "Maxine" Estill
January 1, 1945  -  February 3, 2019

Carrie "Maxine" Estill

Mobile Memorial Gardens Funeral Home
6040 Three-Notch Road
Mobile, AL  36619
Thursday, February 7, 2019
12 - 2:00 PM
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Funeral Service
Mobile Memorial Gardens Funeral Home
6040 Three-Notch Road
Mobile, AL  36619
Thursday, February 7, 2019
2:00 PM
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Graveside Service
Millstone Mountain Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery
10680 County Road 25
Lynn, AL  35575
Friday, February 8, 2019
1:00 PM
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Millstone Mountain Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery
10680 County Road 25
Lynn, AL  35575
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Carrie Maxine Estill radiated love. Those that were around her could learn how to love everyone, especially the remnant, outcast, broken hearted people who usually felt uncomfortable in a church.
Just from One Touch of her hand, she could feel all your pain.
She wasn't afraid to pray or talk about God anywhere.
She loved her husband, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren as well as all her adopted children and prayed for them several times daily ( some of us would get a message that we had been prayed for).
Fall, of course, was her favorite time of year and she would decorate a Fall tree and add lights and pumpkins with hay!
She loved sunsets and Gardens and could grow awesome African Violets.
She prayed about anything and everything. Most of all she loved God!!!
She recently told a young man that had just gotten saved that the prayers of his deceased Moma never dies. So we all know that the prayers in reserve for us all were already spoken by this prayer warrior. She was preceded in death by her parents, Richard and Lorener Bell.
She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Tommy Joe Estill. Also, by her daughter, Sandra Lynn Estill Steelmon, and three sons, Ricky, Terry, and Dale Estill; grandchildren, great grandchildren and other relatives
Funeral services will be held at Mobile Memorial Gardens Funeral Home on Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 2pm. Visitation will start at 12 noon. Burial will be the next day, Friday at 1pm at the Millstone Mountain Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery
at 10680 County Road 25 in Lynn, Al in Winston County.
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  1. Angela Bell
    Loxley, AL

    I had the pleasure of meeting Mrs. Estill one time as a home health nurse. I was sent to her home to care for her, but she ended up caring for me. I know she felt in her spirit something was bothering me as I was taking lab specimens we talked. She asked anot my family and I revealed to her I had an adoptive son who is 15 and was in a troubling time. She asked if she could pray with me and I, of course, said yes! She prayed the most powerful prayer I've ever heard, part of it in tongues, and she had me in tears. I will never forget that she followed the leading of the Holy Spirit to provide me with such love even though I was the one sent to care and comfort her. I wish I could have told her that my son was baptized last week, Praise God!

  2. Nancy Green
    Taylors, SC

    I never knew Maxine personally. I met her one time through Becky Etters. I did write her cards and talked to her a few times. I will be praying for all of your family. I know she will be missed.God blessings on ya'll.

  3. Luanne Styron
    Mobile, AL

    I am so sorry for your loss. I was not fortunate enough to meet your mom but everything I read about her I see in my friend Lynn.
    I am keeping your family in prayer for comfort and healing.

  4. Susan Hogan
    Sumiton, AL

    I am numb. I can't feel anything. If I could feel right now, I don't think these walls could contain my overflowing grief. My light has gone out. So sad ... not for Maxine! I rejoice for her, probably dancing with Jesus about now. Sad for us. I will miss her with all my heart. I love you, Mama Max!

  5. Jenny McLamore Langenback
    Spanish fort, AL

    I know I was one of your favorites because I was named after you lol. I know how you prayed and loved me unconditional as broken as we all are.
    I am going to be ok. As we all will be. I love you and praying for God to hold each and everyone you loved right. We all know how you loved us and prayed that we get ready to see you again. And I will be seeing you again. I love you my Favorite Aunt Maxine.

  6. Lacy Knowles
    Pasadena, TX

    Aunt Mac I will miss you more than anyone will ever know.
    I love each and everyone of you.

  7. Lance E Holder
    Robertsdale, AL

    God's Love radiated from this Beatiful Lady ! My heart breaks for this family ! She is a true Prayer warrior ! She will be missed by many ! I Love You Sweet Lady ! Rest is Peace and Welcome Home

  8. Faye Miles
    Meridian, MS

    Sending our prayers and love to all of you! Maxine was a special blessing. Praying for the comfort of the Holy Spirit to wrap around the family.
    Love and prayers
    Faye Miles and Girls

  9. Jennifer weaver
    Perdido, AL

    I love an will miss you so much I really enjoyed all the time we spent together until I see you again Rest In Peace.

  10. Vivian Boyington
    Mobile, AL

    Love and prayers to all the family and especially my brother Tommy.......

  11. Aline Byrd
    Robertsdale, AL

    To my sweet woundful Frend you are gone but never forgotten thank for all of the prays love you peach maker ♥️♥️♥️🤹‍♂️🤹‍♀️

    Elberta, AL

    She was the greatest mom and my best friend! She was a big giver and always loved to crack jokes and be silly. She loved the Lord and it showed. At Christmas she gave mugs, etc to the trash guys, mailman and whoever.
    Moma I am sitting by your front door but you aren't home. I miss u and will keep loving on others and reaching the Remnant people.
    I will always remember you and me on the swings in Pascagoula MS and when you gave me my first diary.
    No more pain, pic lines, blood pressure issues, sugar issues, roaring in your ear or vision challenges are u
    From The Teacup Kid

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