Edward Maynard, age 97, passed away April 17, 2019 at his residence. He was born January 28, 1922 in Martin Co., KY to the late Jenious and Mary Elizabeth Fletcher Maynard. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Bertha Jude Maynard, two sons, Gene Fariss and Jessie Maynard, three brothers: Vernal Maynard, Clyde Maynard, and Floyd Maynard, and two sisters, Laudie Sartin and Molly Porter. He is survived by four sons: Charles Maynard and Bill Maynard, both of Belfry, KY, Jenious (Easter) Maynard of Lovely, KY, and Johnny Dee Jude "Deebo" of Inez, KY, five daughters: Betty Sue Jude of Inez, KY, Gladys Vivian (Lacy) Jude and Barbara Francis, both of Belfry, KY, Oretha (George) Stacy of Nats Creek, KY, and Mary (Ricky) Parsley of Marrowbone Cr., WV, one brother, Alvis Maynard of Arkansas, and one sister, Patty Mary Dials of Ohio. He is also survived by a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 19, 2019 at 1:00 PM at the Mary Elizabeth Church, Belfry, KY with Lacy Fletcher, Ron Gannon, and Albert Cable officiating. Burial will follow in the Jude-Maynard Cemetery, Huntleyville, KY. Friends may visit at the church on Wednesday and Thursday beginning at 6 PM. There will be services held each night at 6:30 PM. Arrangements are under the direction of Crum Funeral Home of Inez, KY.