Doris Herrington Saxon (MILLEN, Ga.)

MILLEN, Ga. - Mrs. Doris Herrington Saxon, age 81, died Monday, June 15, 2009 at Syl-View nursing home in Sylvania. She was born on August 21, 1927 in Jenkins County, a homemaker and member of the Dry Branch Baptist Church. Mrs. Saxon was preceded in death by her husband, James Saxon, and grandson, Dale Saxon. Funeral Services will be 4:00 pm Thursday at the Dry Branch Baptist Church with the Revs. Roy Cates, Robert Anderson, and Brad Boynton officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Survivors include her sons, James Ellis (Donna) Saxon of Millen, Roger D. (Vickie) Saxon, and Richard E. (Bonnie) Saxon both of Perkins; her brother, John Thomas Herrington of Perkins and her sister, Joanne R. Chance of Millen; Grandchildren, Shannon B. Gibbens, Jennifer S. Sherrod, Andy Saxon, Latrell S. Hays, Maudie Saxon, Jake Saxon, Nathan Saxon and 8 Great Grandchildren. Active Pallbearers will be Nathan Saxon, Andy Saxon, Brandon Young, Dewayne Herrington, Johnny Herrington, John Herrington III, Franklin Cates and Jake Saxon. Visitation will be 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm Wednesday at Crowe-Fields Funeral Home in Millen. Sign the guestbook at

The Augusta Chronicle-June 17, 2009