Sarah J. Maynard, 83, of Dennison, IL passed away 12 Noon Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021 at her home following an extended illness. She always stated that she was raised on the family farm and she wanted to pass on the family farm and her wish was granted. She was born Feb. 26, 1937 in Ross Twp. of Edgar Co., IL, the daughter of Elmer and Ruth Kern Luth. She married Ben Russell Maynard on March 30, 1954 at Casey, IL and he preceded him in death on Nov. 24, 2017. Surviving are two sons, David (Teresa) Maynard and Steve (Vicky) Maynard both of Marshall; grandchildren, Bryan Maynard, Bradley Maynard, Matthew Maynard, Josh Maynard and Kristy Stifal and nine great grandchildren. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Ray Luth. Sarah retired from TRW. She loved her Rotwieler’s , camping and fishing. She was a graduate of Paris High School. A pubic graveside service will be 1:45 PM Monday at Memorial Gardens in Paris. Visitation will be private. For those desiring, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences are being accepted at pearcefuneralservices.com.