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Edward Dale Claxton

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Funeral services for Edward Dale Claxton, 69, of Sulphur Springs will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 8, at West Oaks Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Kenneth Ramsey officiating. Interment will follow in Friendship Cemetery in Campbell with Ronnie Claxton, Gary Claxton, Freddie Claxton, Johnny Claxton, Gerald Claxton, Stacy Chester and Kasie Carrell serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be his grandsons.
The family will receive visitors from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7, at the funeral home.
Mr. Claxton passed away Wednesday, Aug. 5, at Hopkins County Memorial Hospital.
He was born on Jan. 2, 1940, in Snyder, the son of Buin and Ellen Underwood Claxton.
He married Mary Strickland on July 2, 1960, in Sweetwater. She survives.
Mr. Claxton was self-employed. He was a member of the Baptist faith.
Other survivors include three sons, Eddie Claxton and wife, Velda, of Sulphur Springs, Ricky Claxton and wife, Kana, of Florence, and Wendell Claxton and wife, Jessica, of Sulphur Springs; one daughter, Tamie Carrell and husband, Victor, of Sulphur Springs; five brothers, Ronnie Claxton and wife, Sandra, of Austin, Gary Claxton and wife, Dee, of Huntsville, Freddie Claxton and wife, Sheila, of Graham, Johnny Claxton of Snyder, and Gerald Claxton and wife, Trisha ,of Snyder; 14 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Wendell Claxton and one great- grandson, Gavin Young.
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