CRAWFORDVILLE, Ga. - J.W. Thaxton of Jennings Street, Crawfordville, died Tuesday, July 10, 2001, at St. Joseph Hospital Augusta. He was 72. Mr. Thaxton was born in Crawfordville, had lived in Thomson for many years before retiring to Crawfordville seven years ago. He was a retired carpenter and a member of the Carpenters Local #283. He had also been a volunteer campground host. Graveside services will be held 4 p.m. Thursday, July 12, 2001, from Crawfordville City Cemetery with Rev. John Lance officiating. He is survived by his wife, Gladys Patrick Thaxton; sons, Pat Thaxton, Thomson, Jay Thaxton, Mableton, Ronnie Thaxton, Acworth and Tommy Thaxton, Dearing; five grandsons; two adopted granddaughters and four great-grandchildren. Memorials may be made to St. Joseph Hospice. Visitation 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Beggs Funeral Home, 799 Cobbham Rd, Thomson, GA. 706-595-4100.
The Augusta Chronicle-July 11, 2001