|Birth: ||Nov. 24, 1927|
|Death: ||Mar. 3, 2004|
Charles Calvin Claxton, 76, died Wednesday, March 3, 2004, at an Abilene hospital.
The funeral services will be 3 p.m. Friday at Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home Chapel of Memories, 542 Hickory, in Abilene with Rev. Jim Andrews officiating. Burial will be in Round Mound Cemetery.
Mr. Claxton was born to Annie Mae (Stevens) and Hughie Claxton on November 24, 1927, in Abilene, Texas, where he later married Hazel Hines on October 1, 1949. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, and retired after a career as an architect superintendent. He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church in Eastland.
He was predeceased by a son, Jeffery Lynn Claxton (d.1976); his parents; a brother, Lonnie Claxton (d.1986); and two sisters, Frances Varnadore (d.1986), and Juanita Sartor (d.2004).
Survivors include his wife, Hazel Claxton of Ranger; a son, Randy Claxton of Aledo, TX; three daughters, Sheila Kay Anthony of Crowley, TX, Charlene Lorenzo of Deerfield Beach, Florida, and Becky Brittain of Galveston; four grandchildren, Justin Anthony, Atley Rawlins, Sharde Rawlins, and Akasia Rawlins, and a great- grandchild, Ashton Lee Rawlins. He is also survived by a brother, Odell Claxton of Albuquerque, N.M. and four sisters, Lerline Duncan, Dulcy St. ‘Pierre, Ruth Maxwell, and La Vern Mooty, all of Abilene.
Memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 41, Abilene, TX 79604.
James Hughie Claxton (1897 - 1961)
Annie Stevens Claxton (1890 - 1938)
Hazel Leona Hines Claxton (1931 - 2012)*
Lonnie Willis Claxton (1911 - 1986)*
J. Elby Claxton (1913 - 1913)*
Erby Claxton (1916 - 1916)*
Juanita Elnora Claxton Sartor (1917 - 2004)*
Wilbert Odell Claxton (1920 - 2007)*
Susie Lerline Claxton Duncan (1921 - 2009)*
Dulcy May Claxton St. Pierre (1923 - 2009)*
Margie Frances Claxton Varnadore (1925 - 1986)*
Charles Calvin Claxton (1927 - 2004)
Round Mound Cemetery
Maintained by: Merle
Originally Created by: Kenneth D. Bogard
Record added: Mar 05, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8475422
"Generations pass like leaves fall from our family tree. Each season new life blossoms and grows benefiting from the strength and experience of those who went before." .... My second cousin.|
Lynn Pearson - TX
Added: Feb. 11, 2014
Added: Dec. 19, 2006
Your Grandfather W.C.Claxton was my Great Grandfather. Rest in peace.|
Added: Jul. 3, 2006