Sunday, November 18, 2012

Sunday's Obituary: Billy Moye Claxton

Billy Moye Claxton (MARTINEZ, Ga.)

Friday, March 16, 2007

MARTINEZ, Ga. - Entered into rest at University Hospital on March 13, 2007, Mr. Billy Moye Claxton, husband of Mrs. Grace J. Claxton of Martinez, Ga.  Mr. Claxton was born in Johnson County, Ga. to the late Zack J. Claxton and Mary Tapley Claxton.  He was a member of Hope Chapel and Woodman of the World.  Survivors:  wife, Mrs. Grace Jackson Claxton, Martinez, Ga.; three brothers, Zack J. Claxton, Jr., Grovetown, Ga., Glenn Claxton, Grovetown, Ga., and Eddie B. Claxton, Waynesboro, Ga.; two sisters, JoAnne Cushman, Martinez, Ga. and Shirley Hall, Augusta, Ga.; and several nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by a brother, Franklin R. Claxton.  Funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 17, 2007 at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Glenn Claxton and Dr. K.C. Stevens officiating in the Thomas L. King Funeral Home Chapel.  Interment will be in the Nails Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Bartow, Ga.  Burial in Bartow will be at 2:30 p.m.  Visitation will be at the Thomas L. King Funeral Home on Friday, March 16, 2007 between the hours of 6 to 8 p.m.  Pallbearers:  Gary Claxton, David Claxton, Casey Claxton, Tony Claxton, John Claxton, and Adam Cushman.  Honorary Pallbearers:  Danny Jackson, Tommy Paschall, Tony Glisson, Glenn Couey, and Randy Couey.  Thomas L. King Funeral Home, 124 Davis Rd.  Florist:  9 a.m., Saturday.

The Augusta Chronicle-March 16, 2007

From the Friday, March 16, 2007 edition of the Augusta Chronicle

Billy Moye Claxton was my second cousin.  Our grandfathers, Franklin Morgan Tapley and Lusion Keman Tapley, were brothers.

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