FayObserver.com – Mourners at Maxwell service asked for understanding

A memorial service Friday for the Maxwell family became a celebration of life, remembrance and something more – an open and heartfelt appeal for understanding.

On Monday – the day Billy Maxwell Jr. killed his wife and two teenage children before turning the gun on himself – he confided to friends that he had trouble identifying family members by name, said the Rev. John Cook of Snyder Memorial Baptist Church. Story continues here ➤