Delsie Lasley Hart Axton, 86, passed away April 12, 2012, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.
She was a resident at Sunrise Manor Nursing Home in Hodgenville. She was a member of Elizabethtown Church of Christ and former member of Summit Church of Christ.
Delsie Lasley was born on May 23, 1926, to Joseph and Mattie Robertson Lasley in Anneta, Grayson County, Kentucky. She married Walter Hart, son of Jesse and Lottie Pence Hart on Jan. 26, 1945. Delsie and Walter had five sons and one daughter and lived in Summit for 62 years.
Delsie wed Carl Axton of Stockton, Calif., on Sept. 25, 2007. They lived in Stockton until January 2009, when they moved to Hodgenville due to her illness and to be near family.
Delsie was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Walter Hart; her parents, Josephy and Mattie Lasley; two brothers, Gordon and Delbert Lasley; and a granddaughter, Velinda Hart Clemons.
Delsie is survived by her husband, Carl Axton of Hodgenville; five sons, Thomas (Patricia) Hart, Leon Hart, Ralph (Carolyn) Hart, Perry (Cindy) Hart, all of Eastview, and Joseph (Brenda) Hart of Pasadena, Texas; a daughter, MaryAnn (Marvin) Hardesty of Hodgenville; two stepsons, Raymond (Denise) Axton of Stockton, Calif., and Richard (Diane) Axton of Woodland, Calif.; one stepdaughter, LaVelle Frieiderich of Granbury, Texas; three brothers, Dale Lasley and Roy (Jane) Lasley of Brandenburg, and Elbert (Charlene) Lasley of Louisville; and six sisters, Pearl Eagle, Laverne Pyles and Mary Rose (Jim) Canady, of Brandenburg, Corene (Bob) Fowler of Munfordville, Doris Lawrence of Corydon, Ill., and Barbara Blankenship of Elmore, Ala.; 12 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; as well as numerous step-grandchildren, step-great-grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren.
The funeral is 1 p.m. Monday, April 15, 2013, at Rust-Wright Funeral Home, 612 N. Lincoln Blvd., Hodgenville. Visitation is 1-8 p.m. Sunday and will continue after 9 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Rust-Wright Funeral Home in Hodgenville is in charge of the arrangements.