Elizabeth Lucille Thaxton

Born in Springfield, TN on May 29, 1944

Departed on January 23, 2019 and resided in Hendersonville, TN

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Mrs. Elizabeth Lucille Thaxton age 74, of Hendersonville, TN, went to Heaven on Wednesday, January 23, 2019.

Mrs. Thaxton was born in Springfield, TN, on May 29, 1944, the daughter of the late Clarence Wooten and Agnes Lucille Fletcher Timmons. She will be remembered most for her love for God and her family. Mrs. Thaxton was a member of Hendersonville Pentecostal Church where she was very involved. Mrs. Thaxton enjoyed spending time with her family, water and lake activities, playing the piano, helping others, and having girls’ day out. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Thaxton was preceded in death by her two sisters, Shirley Reeves and Virgie Cogbill.

Survivors include her husband, Rodger Dale Thaxton to whom she was married on April 6, 1961; three daughters, Cindy (Bobby) Parrish, Rhonda (Larryrick) Scruggs, and Tonya (Gary) Farmer; ten grandchildren, Phillip Williams, Davin Johnson, Brandon Parrish, Megan Parrish, Amber Parrish, Shannon Cole, Anthony Ward, II, Brandon Scruggs, Kyle Tyler Scruggs, and Dillan Farmer; four great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Bobby Wooten and Marvin (Sharon) Wooten. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, January 26, 2019, at 2:00 P.M., Hendersonville Pentecostal Church with Rev. James Dunlap, Rev. Dan Deaton, and Rev. Robert Warren officiating.

Interment will follow at Hendersonville Memory Gardens with Rev. Guy Frazier and Rev. Kent Riddle officiating.

Gathering of Family & Friends will be held Friday from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. and Saturday from 11:00 A.M. until the funeral hour at Hendersonville Pentecostal Church.

The following gentlemen will serve as active pallbearers and are requested to meet at the church on Saturday by 1:30 P.M.: Phillip Williams, Brandon Scruggs, Davin Johnson, Anthony Ward, II, Dillan Farmer, Brandon Parrish, and Shannon Cole.

Visit the online obituary www.hendersonvillefh.com.

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5 Comments to Elizabeth Lucille Thaxton

  1. The Harrison Family: Jerome, Deborah, Latoya and Latoya
    January 24, 2019 2:54 pm

    To the Family of 1st Lady Sister Elizabeth L. Thaxton, We Send Our Heartfelt Condolences to You,
    May God Comfort and Strengthen You. Our Early Loss is Truly Heavens Gain! We Rejoice in
    Knowing Sister Thaxton is Resting Safe in the Arms of Jesus!

  2. Caleb lokey
    January 24, 2019 6:34 pm

    Prayers for the Family in this time of sadness may the Lord be with yall and uplift give peace that passes all understanding to the family … Love all you guys

  3. Angela and scottie Lokey
    January 24, 2019 6:35 pm

    May the Lord be with yall Sister thaxton was such a blessing to this family Love each and everyone of yall

  4. Jennifer Roper
    January 26, 2019 3:51 am

    Jennifer Sims-Roper, to the family of 1st Lady Elizabeth Thaxton. I will never forget you and all the things you’ve done for me and my beloved mother. You were a Jewel to me..I felt your love, your strength, your caring.You will always be my 1st Lady and Mother of the church. I love you and your family very much. Continued prayers for the family. …

  5. Wendy Smith (Adams)
    January 26, 2019 5:35 pm

    Sending my love & prayers to all the family. She was such a wonderful woman, with such a huge & kind heart! She will be greatly missed.; although now she is home- walking streets of gold.

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