Ida Sue Lahr Paxton

Elsberry, Lincoln County, Missouri, USA
Death 18 Nov 2006 (aged 77)
Saint Joseph, Buchanan County, Missouri, USA
Burial Savannah, Andrew County, Missouri, USA
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Sue Paxton, 77, Savannah, Mo., passed away on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2006, at Heartland Regional Medical Center.
Mrs. Paxton was born May 29, 1929, in Elsberry, Mo. She married Fred B. Paxton on Oct. 5, 1955, who preceded her in death.
She was an elementary school teacher and principal in the Savannah School District for 30 years. She held a bachelor's degree in Religious Education from Phillips University and a master's degree in Education from the University of Missouri.
Mrs. Paxton was also preceded in death by her parents, Charles W. and Mary Allen (Rose) Lahr; her brother, Charles D. Lahr; and two stepsons, Fred W. and Bryon L. Paxton.
She was a member of First Christian Church, Savannah; P.E.O. Chapter EV; Missouri State Teachers Association and was serving on the Boards of Laverna Village and the Savannah Library.
Survivors: her sister, Mary Louise Reid of Louisiana, Mo.; four grandchildren; three nieces, Sondra and Nancy and Pat; and numerous great-grandchildren.
Memorial Services were held on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2006, at the First Christian Church, Savannah, Mo.
Inurnment: Savannah Cemetery, Savannah, Mo.
Mrs. Paxton was cremated under the direction of Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory, St. Joseph, MO.
Source; St. Joseph MO News-Press, Nov. 20, 2006, Page B2.

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