Elizabeth Joan Maple, 89, a lifelong resident of Connersville, passed away Thursday, October 28, 2021 at Licking Memorial Hospital in Newark, Ohio. She had recently moved to Newark to be close to family.

Elizabeth was born November 29, 1931 in Connersville, one of eight children of Lester Lutz and Fern Addison Lutz.

On December 10, 1948, she married Walter Maple in Connersville. Mr. Maple passed away February 6, 2009.

She worked as a nursing assistant at various nursing homes for ten years and also at Fayette Memorial Hospital for fifteen years.

In her leisure, she enjoyed watching dramas on television, reading, puzzles, and sitting out on her front porch. She was very social, enjoying her time with both family and friends.

Survivors include two daughters, Brenda Allen of Newark, Ohio, and Shauna Johnson of Trenton, Florida; seven grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren, and three great-great grandchildren; two sisters, Judy Galle of Connersville and Debra Dunnaworth of Madison, Indiana; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

She is preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Joyce Elaine Maple Usher; a granddaughter, Alexandria Dawn Bell; two brothers, Fred Leroy Lutz and Daniel Gene Lutz; and three sisters, Linda Edwards, Marilyn Tyra, and Alice Faye Axtens.

Friends may visit from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home. A funeral service will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday with Pastor Ron Russell officiating. Burial will be in Dale Cemetery.

Online condolences may be made anytime at millermosterrobbins.com.