Maxine J. Vassar of Miami died Thursday, July 26, 2007, at Miami Nursing Center. She was 86.

Mrs. Vassar was born June 16, 1921, in Stroud to James S. Sullins and Minnie Ethel Blankenship. She moved to Miami from California in 1976.

She was owner and operator of hotels for 20 years. She was of the Baptist faith.

She was married to Harold “Pete” Vassar. He preceded her in death.

She was also preceded in death by one son, Stanley Vassar; one stepdaughter, Sue Delmont; one brother, Stanley Sullins; one half-brother, Herman Kinrey, and one half-sister, Grace Williams.

Survivors include one granddaughter and her husband, Lisa and Jason Redden of the home, and three great-grandchildren.

Services were Monday at G.A.R. Cemetery in Miami with the Rev. Bob Barker officiating.

Arrangements were under the direction of Paul Thomas Funeral Home in Miami.