Maxine Burnham Gresla


Maxine Burnham Gresla of Fairhope died on July 1, 2022.

She was active at the Nix Center, officer of Fairhope First, was a library volunteer, and committees in Quail Creek.  She was a member of St. James Episcopal Church and was chairman of greeters for nine years.

Maxine is survived by her husband, Richard Gresla; three sons, Dr. Mark Gresla (Janelle), Eric Gresla (Madhu), and Dr. Timothy Gresla (Dr. Janiene); eight grandchildren, Abby Gresla, Jennifer (Robert) Chapa, Ashley (Tom) Huie, Lt. John Michael (Alice) Gresla, Alicia Gresla, Christopher Gresla, Nicholas Gresla, and Kristen Onalee Gresla; three great-grandchildren, Noah Huie, Olivia Gresla and Charlotte Chapa.

A memorial concert will be held Fall of 2022 at St. James Episcopal Church in Fairhope.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to St. James Episcopal Church Concert Fund. Full obit at