|Birth: ||Oct. 5, 1931|
|Death: ||Jul. 31, 2012|
PNJ-Aug. 9, 2012
Obit. of Shirley B. Axton
Shirley B. Axton, age 80, of Canton, Mo., died July 31, 2012 in the Lewis County Nursing Home in Canton.
She was born October 5, 1931 in LaGrange, Mo., a daughter of Roy and Agnes Ruark Hays. She married James Axton in Hannibal, Mo. He preceded her in death.
Shirley was a member of the First Baptist Church in Canton. She cherished the time that she spent visiting with family and friends.
Survivors include one son Ray Long of Canton a step-son Kenneth (Marsha) Long of Mt. Pleasant, Iowa; one Grandson, Tyler Long of Canton; several step-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband two step-sons Kim and Kent Long and one brother Jim Hays.
Funeral services were held August 3, 2012 at the Davis Funeral Home in Canton with Pastor Brian Stone officiating. Burial was in Forest Grove Cemetery in Canton.
The family suggests memorials be made to First Baptist Church, Canton, Mo.
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Pallbearers: Kenny Keller, Alec Chinnis, Johnnie Lee, Ethan Cole, Josh Lee, and Tyler Long.
Forest Grove Cemetery
Created by: AGS
Record added: Jul 11, 2013
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