Sandra Sue Laxton, 72, of Jolo, WV, was received into the presence of her Savior at 2:45 a.m. November 9, 2020 at the Johnston Memorial Hospital in Abingdon, VA.
Sue was born January 14, 1948 in Welch, WV, a daughter of the late Pershing and Margaret Coleman Hagerman. She was a homemaker and a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. Sue was a lifetime Christian, an avid reader; she was a prayer warrior and a compassionate child of God.
In addition to her parents Sue was preceded in death by two brothers, Pershing “Jr.” Hagerman and Danny Hobert Hagerman, and two sisters, Mary “Tootie” Chandler and Lois Hagerman.
Survivors include her husband, Lewis Laxton of the home; children, Sharon Laxton of Jolo, Lewis Laxton Jr. and wife Mary of Jolo, Karen Laxton also of Jolo, April Laxton and partner John Shelton of Cana VA, and Jason Laxton and partner Chris Smoyer of Myrtle Beach, SC; grandchildren, Johnathan Laxton and wife Tara, and Alexis Laxton all of Jolo, and Jamie Shelton of Cana VA; great grandchildren, Johnathan Laxton Jr. and Kendall Laxton both of Jolo; sisters, Patsy Addair of Bristol, TN, Wanda Cooper of Stuart, VA, Doris Keene of Statesville, NC and Crystal Church and husband Michael of Cosby, TN; brothers, William Hagerman and wife Carol of Oak Hill, WV, Randal Hagerman and wife Jennifer of Jolo and Doug Hagerman and wife Kathleen of Asheboro, NC; and her best friend, Scarlett Griffith.
Funeral services will be conducted Friday, November 13, 2020 at 1 o’clock with Reverend Roger Pete Woods and Reverend Danny Bowles officiating at the Jesus Church of Bartley in Bartley, WV. Burial will follow in the Goodman Cemetery at Buckeye near Jolo, WV. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
Friends may visit with the family after 6 p.m. at the Jesus Church of Bartley Thursday evening, November 12, 2020.
Services will be held in accordance with Covid-19 guidelines, mask are to be worn by all attending and social distancing is to be practiced.
Fanning Funeral Home in Iaeger, WV, is assisting the family.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fanningfuneralhomes.com