Dennis Gene Maynard, 58, passed away on Jan. 9, 2020.
Dennis was born on Sept. 25, 1961, to parents Gene Sylvester Maynard and Mary Jo “Cookie” (Maynard) Barnett. Being raised in Brenham with his parents and sisters, Karen and Sheri (and many years later by brother, James) he attended the schools in Brenham where he played football, basketball and baseball. His amazing ability in baseball would shine through each year as he was chosen to play on the WC All-Stars. He was an outstanding athlete, and loved sports – playing, watching and later coaching. In 8th grade, Dennis received the American Legion Award for courage, honor, leadership, patriotism, scholarship and service voted on by classmates in 7th and 8th grade. He was so proud of this award.