Carolyn Paxton Obituary

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Carolyn McClure Paxton

May 28, 1912 - November 29, 2012
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Mrs. Carolyn McClure Paxton – born May 28, 1912 in Mobile, AL, died November 29, 2012 in Altamonte Springs, FL. She was the daughter of the late Warner Clinton McClure and Adra Caroline Elliott McClure. Mrs. Paxton graduated from the Florida Sanitarium and Hospital School of Nursing in 1935 and went to work for City Hospital in Lakeland, FL for one year. In 1936, she moved to Loma Linda, CA where she did private duty nursing at Loma Linda Hospital. On June 15, 1939, she married Glenn Richard Paxton in Ames, Iowa. The family moved to Mobile in 1944. Mrs. Paxton retired from the Mobile Infirmary on June 1, 1977 after 33 years of...
Mrs. Carolyn McClure Paxton – born May 28, 1912 in Mobile, AL, died November 29, 2012 in Altamonte Springs, FL. She was the daughter of the late Warner Clinton McClure and Adra Caroline Elliott McClure. Mrs. Paxton graduated from the Florida Sanitarium and Hospital School of Nursing in 1935 and went to work for City Hospital in Lakeland, FL for one year. In 1936, she moved to Loma Linda, CA where she did private duty nursing at Loma Linda Hospital. On June 15, 1939, she married Glenn Richard Paxton in Ames, Iowa. The family moved to Mobile in 1944. Mrs. Paxton retired from the Mobile Infirmary on June 1, 1977 after 33 years of service and in December 1980 she and Glenn moved to Mena, Arkansas where she enjoyed gardening and flowers. Carolyn was preceded in death by her husband, Glenn; and her siblings, Warner McClure, Howard McClure, Alfred McClure, Herbert McClure, and Jesse McClure. She was an active member of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church. She is survived by her children, Janet (Ronnie) McIntyre, James (Pam) Paxton, and Elizabeth Paxton; her siblings, Charles McClure, Harland McClure, and Hervey Etta Self; her grandchildren, Susan (Stan) Zager, Monica (Kevin) Badger, James (Jung Ah) Paxton, Gregory (Francis) Paxton, Ryan (Alexis) Paxton, Kimberly (Donald) Partridge, George (Pam) Edwards, Clayton Ishak, and Zack (Amanda) Ishak; twenty great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
The family will receive friends from 1:30 P.M. until 3 P.M. on Saturday, December 8, 2012 at Mobile Memorial Gardens Funeral Home. Graveside services and interment will be held at 3 P.M. on Saturday in Mobile Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Vitas Hospice Care, 2201 Lucien Way, Suite 100; Maitland, FL 32751 or Adar International, 12501 Old Columbia Pike, Silver Springs, MD 20904, 800-424-2372. Condolences may be offered at www.mmgfuneral home.com. Arrangements by Mobile Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, 6040 Three Notch Road, Mobile, Alabama 36619.

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