Maynard Leroy Jett of Holiday Shores passed away at his home on Sunday, October 25, 2020 at 5:21 p.m. He was 65 years old.
Born on November 30, 1954 in Litchfield, Illinois, he was the son of the late Pearl Jett and Betty Plummer Jett Law. He attended Mt. Olive schools and later received his GED. He was retired from Georgia Pacific where he worked as a forklift driver. Maynard enjoyed hosting neighborhood bonfires and spending time with his friends, family and grandchildren.
He married Linda Darlene Jett on July 1, 1995 at their home in Spanish Lakes.
He was survived by wife, Linda Darlene Jett at the time of his death, mother Betty Plummer Jett Law of Litchfield, Illinois, six daughters Stephanie (Billy) Scheiter of Mt. Olive, Illinois, Shannon (Gary) Fuller of Staunton, Illinois, and Amanda Jett of Alton, Illinois, Lisa Marina of New Baden, Illinois, Dawn Wiser of Glen Carbon, Illinois, Heather Wiser of Worden, Illinois, one son Richard (Crystal) Marina of Arnold, Missouri three brothers David (Carol) Hankins of Litchfield, Illinois, Darrell (Fran) Jett of Donnelson, Illinois and Dallas (Judy) Jett of Hillsboro, Illinois, three sisters Peggy (Sam) Hankins Osburn of Lawrenceville, Illinois and Faye (Bobby) Compton, and Deanna (Ricky) Brewer both of Panama, Illinois, and fourteen grandchildren Gabriel, Amber, Alexis, Marquis, Martell, Israel, Genesis, Keziah, Carlie, Jack, Austin, McKenzie, John, Kobe, and Mykol.
He was preceded in death by his father Pearl Jett, one brother Pearl Jett, Jr. and one sister Linda Jett Ingle.
Joint Services will take place at Zion Lutheran Church in Mt. Olive on Friday, October 30 at 1 p.m. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
memorials: Hospice of Southern Illinois & Coalition For Life St. Louis c/o Becker & Son Funeral Home, 221 S. Poplar St. Mt. Olive, IL 62069
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