ROCHESTER, NY – March 3, 2021 Maxine was born July 31, 1934 in Fitzgerald, GA. She is the daughter of the late Dennis Charles Jefferson and the late Lucille (Whipple) Jefferson. She was employed by City of Rochester School District in Rochester, NY as a Teacher's Aide. She is predeceased by; her parents, Dennis Charles Jefferson and Lucille Whipple Jefferson; children, Gregory Mills, Linda Mills and Joseph Mills. She is survived by; one daughter, Debra Edwards; one son, Milton Mills; grand and great-grandchildren; a host of siblings, other relatives and friends. Friends may call Friday, March 12 from 10-11AM at the Latimer Chapel. Funeral service to follow. Interment Riverside Cemetery. Masks required.