Daisy Merlene Thaxton, age 67 of Sharpsburg died at her residence on January 15, 2018. She was born in LaGrange, GA to the late Henry Grady Pate and Mary Ann Rushing Pate. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brother Alton Pate. She was a seamstress for Lesco.
She is survived by her sons, Lonnie Thaxton, Ronnie Thaxton, and Troy Strickland; daughter, Tina Thaxton; brothers, Robert Putman, Grady Pate, Alton Pate; sister, Earlene Strickland; grandchildren, Matthew, Theo, Dylan, Kyro and Dawson Strickland, Sunshine and Ashlee Frazier, and Lonnie Thaxton, Jr.; great grandchildren, Tinlee Ann McCormick and Jaston Davis Lindsey.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at the Higgins Hillcrest Chapel with Rev. Steve Harper officiating. Interment will follow at Sargent Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday, from noon until service time.