Ruby Paxton

Published 5:00 am Wednesday, May 21, 2003

Services for Ruby Paxton of Brookhaven are 11 a.m., Friday, May23, at Center Street Church of Christ with burial in HillcrestCemetery.

Visitation is Thursday from noon until 7 p.m., with family hourfrom 6-7 p.m., at Williams Mortuary.

Mrs. Paxton, 73, died May 17, 2003, at her residence. She wasborn in Lincoln County on March 13, 1930, to Will Henderson andArdella Henderson.

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She was retired. She was a member of Center Street Church ofChrist.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, SheltonPaxton; four brothers, Charles Henderson, Arthur Henderson, MarzellHenderson and Arvell Henderson; and three sisters, Willie MaeFriday, Lizzie Williams and Inez Henderson.

Survivors are her son, Bobby Paxton of Brookhaven; her daughtersand son-in-law, Carolyn and Frenchie Butler of Brookhaven, andShirley Paxton of Jackson; her brothers and sister-in-law, JamesLee Henderson of Brookhaven, and Epharim and Linda Henderson ofChicago, Ill.; her sister, Mary McClain of Chicago; and hergrandson, Ricky Paxton of Brookhaven.