She was born August 21, 1936, in Baileyboro, Texas to the late Claude and Clara Harvey Coffman. Maudie loved church very much, growing up in church from a little girl. She began playing piano in church at nine years old. Maudie worked as a bookkeeper for several years as well as farmed with her first husband, W.L. Speck. On January 5, 1997, in Muleshoe, Texas, Maudie married Jerry Lee Mudford. In 2001 Maudie and Jerry relocated from Muleshoe to Mountain Home. Maudie was a member of the Mountain Home Baptist Church and was active in the choir. She was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, W.L. Speck ; a brother, Harvey Coffman and a niece, Cherlyn Mainor.
Survivors include her husband of 15 years, Jerry Mudford of Mountain Home; a daughter and son-in-law, Sandra Kay and Michael Walker of Arlington, Texas; two step-daughters and step-sons-in-law, Kathy and Joe Ambriz of Muleshoe, Texas and Brenda and Shane Kirk of Joshua, Texas; a sister, Jeannine Rundell of San Angelo, Texas; two sisters-in-law, Lela Sue King (Doyle) of Muleshoe, Texas and Sandra Speck of Lubbock, Texas; two uncles, Chester Coffman of Big Spring, Texas and Roger Harvey(Margaret) of Amarilllo, Texas; four aunts, Rena Mae Coffman of Grand Junction, Colorado, Freda Shuttlesworth of Amarillo, Texas, Fredda Harvey of Cedar Park, Texas and Carol Harvey of Melbourne, Florida; seven grandchildren, Aaron Walker, Kristin Ambriz, Christopher Ambriz, Brittany (Eddie) Alavarado, Matthew Ambriz and Brianna and Lacie Kirk; two great grandchildren, Bethany and Emma Grace Alvarado; numerous nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.
The funeral will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, May 21, 2012, at the Mountain Home Baptist Church with Dr. Tommy Cunningham and the Rev. Bill Hughes officiating. Burial will be 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, May 23, 2012 in Muleshoe Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Conner-Hankins Funeral Home.
Honorary pallbearers will be the Adult 4 Sunday School Class and Leroy Shepard.
The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Sunday at the Conner-Hankins Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Mountain Home Baptist Church.
The online obituary and guestbook are available at www.conner-hankinsfuneralhome.com.