B.H. Claxton
1926 - 2020
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B.H. Claxton
Nov. 15, 1926 - April 26, 2020
Hazlehurst, GA- Mr. B.H. Claxton, age 93, of Hazlehurst, died Sunday, April 26, 2020 at Navicent Health in Macon.
Mr. Claxton was born November 15, 1926 in Jeff Davis County to the late Elzie Hubert Claxton Sr. and the late Janie Newman Claxton.
He was a Veteran of the United States Army, retired Educator with Jeff Davis County Board of Education, where he taught for 31 years of his 38 years in Education. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Hazlehurst where he served as a Deacon for many years. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lanell Dominy Claxton, siblings, Lillian Williams, Josephine Beasley, James Charlie Claxton and Daniel Claxton.
Survivors include son and daughter-in-law, Argene and Sandy Claxton of Perry; sisters, Katie Lewis (Calvin) of Hazlehurst, Annette Beasley (Corbitt) of Cedar Crossing; brother, E.H. Claxton Jr. (Cherry) of Hazlehurst two grandchildren, Katherine Claxton Burch (Cody) of Millen and Tyler Argene Claxton of Knoxville, TN; three-great-grandchildren, Lilla Burch, Wyatt Burch and Weston Burch (due in June); two sisters-in-law, Louise Claxton of Hazlehurst Shirley Dominy of Dublin; brother-in-law, Rabun Beasley of Hazlehurst; several nieces and nephews also survived.
Graveside Services will be held Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at 11:00am at Palms Memorial Garden with immediate family only, with Rev. Brad Waters and Rev. Robert Wigley.
A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to, First Baptist Church Building Fund, Jeff Davis Veterans Association, Jeff Davis FFA Program, Georgia FFA Foundation, ABAC Agricultural Education Program.
Wainright-Parlor Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements for Mr. B.H. Claxton, age 93, of Hazlehurst.


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Published in The Telegraph on Apr. 29, 2020.
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April 29, 2020
PRAYING FOR FAMILY, EARL AND JOAN CHAMLEE
April 29, 2020
Argene and Sandy, Sorry for your loss. Sending Prayers.
Steve Pruitt
April 28, 2020
Argene and Sandy, our heartfelt sympathy to each of you on the loss of your Father. He was a very special man. Cherish your memories. Love to you all. Susan and Harvey
Susan and Harvey NeSmith
April 28, 2020
The Community has lost a very good man and I have lost a very good friend. RIP B. H.
Bill Bowers
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April 28, 2020
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
Ben & Patricia Dominy
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