Marion 'Mac' Laxson
Funeral for Marion "Mac" Laxson, 77, of Decatur, will be today, December 12, 2012, at 2 p.m. at Ridout's Brown-Service with Bro. Bill Irby officiating. Burial will be in Roselawn Cemetery. Visitation will be two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
Mr. Laxson, who died Saturday, December 8, 2012, was born on May 11, 1935, in Athens to William and Retha Laxson. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Sarah Elizabeth Laxson; three brothers, Melvin, John, Clifton Laxson; and sister, Arline Pressnell.
Mr. Laxson is survived by his son, William Laxson and wife, Christine V. of Sweetwater, Tenn.; brothers, Mahlon Laxson of Chicago, Ill., and Joe Laxson and wife, Douglas; sisters, Ruby Singer, Linda Carter and husband, Donald, all of Athens, and Faye Cox of Atlanta; and three grandchildren, Joshua, Jeremy and Jacob, all of Arizona.