|Birth: ||Oct. 29, 1890|
|Death: ||Mar. 6, 1983|
He was married to Wilma W. Claxton (1899-1984)
Elmer D. Claxton, 92, formerly of Monticello, died March 6, 1983 at Mercy Hospital, Urbana. Funeral services were held at Mackey Funeral Home, Monticello with burial in Ingram Cemetery near White Heath.
Mr. Claxton was born October 29, 1890 in Union County, s/o William and Louisa Reed Claxton. He married Wilma Furnish October 14, 1932. She survives along with two sons: Dwight of Des Plaines and John of Peru IN; two daughters: Bernice Englehardt, Champaign; and Cynthia Hedge, Rantoul; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.
Mr. Claxton is the last of a family of nine children. He worked in the circulation department of the Champaign News-Gazette for over 40 years. He was a member of the Emmanuel Baptist Church of Rantoul.
Piatt Co Journal-Republican: March 10, 1983
Winnie Hazel Luttrell Claxton (1896 - 1928)*
Created by: Max Turpin
Record added: Sep 09, 2008
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