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“My Mawmaw was the sweetest, kindest, most generous person I ever knew. I will always remember when she took me to church as a young child. Memories...Read More »
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“A true child and lover of our Lord was my grandma. I will see you there mawmaw. I love! ”
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Helen Lee Thaxton of Sissonville, wife of the late Leonard Thaxton, was born into this world on April 25, 1917 to parents William Carpenter and Macel Stonestreet Carpenter.
Her spirit departed this world on Friday May 13, 2016, after living here over 99 years, to return to our Heavenly Father, and to be with our Lord and our Savior Jesus Christ.
Also preceding her into the next world, were her parents, and her siblings brothers, Hillard, Elton and Richard Carpenter; sisters, Reba Carpenter Harless and Lorene Carpenter McBride; grandson, Mark David Nida and great grandson, Michael Lee Nida, II.
Left behind to cherish her memory is brother, David Carpenter; children, Beverly Thaxton Nida and husband Okey, Gerald Thaxton and wife Jean and Steven Thaxton; 9 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and 6 great great grandchildren, plus countless other family and friends.
She loved her church and church family and was a charter member of Elizabeth Baptist Church. She was born again into the family of God and was baptized on April 5, 1942. She lived a godly and peaceable life while here on this earth. She prayed without ceasing. She was a loving and obedient daughter to her parents.
She was a loving and faithful wife to her husband and was a loving and caring mother to her children and grandchildren. She was a faithful, caring, obedient and loving child of God. Her desire was to see all of her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren come to the knowledge of the truth …Jesus Christ. That Jesus, the Christ, is the Son of One, True and Living God.
Funeral Services will be 5:00 PM Tuesday May 17, 2016 at Elizabeth Baptist Church, Wolf Pen, with J.J. Layne and Pastor Randy Campbell officiating. Visitation with the family will be 2 hours prior to services also at the church. Burial will follow in Thaxton Family Cemetery, Thaxton Hollow, Charleston. Everyone invited.
The family will accept online condolences at:
Cunningham-Parker-Johnson Funeral Home is serving the Thaxton Family.