From the Kentucky New Era, 16 Mar 1931:
Services Yesterday For Henry Thaxton
Funeral services were held at the Pembroke Methodists Church yesterday at noon for Henry W. Thaxton, who died of pneumonia, at 1310 Campbell Street Saturday. Interment was at Allensville, Ky., yesterday afternoon.
Mr. Thaxton has been an active worker in the Methodist Church since boyhood. He was known over the County and few persons have ever been able to claim more loyal friends.
In addition to his wife he is survived by nine children: Mrs. Roy Johnson, Pembroke; Mrs. Finas Dossett; Kelley; Mrs. Tutor Walse, Houston, Texas; Mrs. Frank Walse, Annis Park, Fla.; Newton Thaxton and Emmit Thaxton, Pembroke; and Rollo Thaxton, Hopkinsville; three brothers, Richard Thaxton, Nashville; James Thaxton, Canton, O.; and Tom Thaxton of Logan County.