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Lula Fosteen Claxton

Lula Fosteen Claxton, 91, of McDonough, passed away peacefully in her sleep on May 31, 2012. Lula was born on Feb. 10, 1921, in Cumming, to the late Joseph and Mary Glover. She was retired from working 42 years in a cotton mill as a spinner. She loved working in her yards and going fishing, which was her favorite pastime, and making handmade quilts.

Lula was preceded in death by her loving husband of 60 years, Charles William Claxton, and her son William Edward Claxton, of McDonough.

She is survived by her daughter, Carolyn Cook, and Carolyn’s husband, B.L. Cook, of McDonough; son, Charles Walton Claxton and wife Yolanda Claxton, of Jackson; grandchildren, Randy Cook and wife Tina Cook, of McDonough, Charles Douglas Claxton and Tanya Parris, of Tallapoosa, Ga., Candi Gilmore and husband Josh Gilmore, of McDonough, Jeffrey Claxton and Samantha Claxton, of Jackson; daughter-in-law, Elaine Claxton, of McDonough; great-grandchild, Erica Cook, of Covington; three great-great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be held at Horis A. Ward Fairview Chapel on Fairview Road, in Stockbridge, on Sunday, June 3, at 3 p.m. Interment will be held at Fairview Memorial Gardens. Preacher Bob Hooks, Sr., will perform the service.