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Estelle Axton
Birth: Sep. 11, 1918
Middleton
Hardeman County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Feb. 24, 2004
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA

Businesswoman. She co-founded Stax Records in 1957. In the late 1960s and early 1970s, Stax became a rival to Detroit's giant Motown sound. Ms. Axton's record company produced hits from acts including Sam and Dave, Otis Redding Jr., Rufus and Carla Thomas, Booker T. and the MGs, Johnny Taylor, Albert King, Rick Dees and the Staple Singers. Her son was musician Charles "Packy" Axton.  (bio by: Deleon Todd) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Everett L. Axton (1916 - 1984)*
 
 Children:
  Charles Axton (1941 - 1974)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Hill Cemetery East
Memphis
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Deleon Todd
Record added: Feb 28, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8451013
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