Hubert A. Thaxton family obituaries and news (Kanawha Co. WV)

Charleston Gazette, 02 May 1929:

Marriage licenses were issued yesterday in the office of the county clerk to the following: … Hubert Thaxton, 19, and Lucy Holley, 16…


Charleston Gazette, 23 Mar 1937:

Vester Holley

Vester Holley, 46, died at his home at Guthrie last night. The body was taken to the Johnson and Cunningham funeral home.

Surviving are his widow Mrs. Carrie Holley; three daughters, Mrs. Lucy Thaxton, Mrs. Bertha Thaxton and Miss Icie Holley of Guthrie; a son, Sanford Holley of Guthrie; three brothers, David Holley of Charleston, Elijah Holley of Baltimore, Md., and James Holley of Guthrie, and a sister, Mrs E D. Withrow of Charleston.

From the Charleston Gazette, 10 Mar 1959:

Frederick Thaxton, 16

Frederick P. Thaxton, 16-year old son of Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Thaxton of Charleston, Rt. 5. died this morning in a city hospital after surgery.

He was a student at Sissonville High School.

Other survivors include a brother, Jessie of Rt. 5; two sisters, Sharon Kay at home and Mrs. Mildred Dixon of Tuppcrs Creek; and his grandmother, Mrs. Cora Holley of Pocatalico.

The body is at the Cunningham Funeral Home.

Charleston Gazette, 08 Apr 1959:

Mrs. Cora Holley

Mrs. Cora Lee Holley, 71, of Sissonville Legg Route, died in a Charleston hospital today after a long illness.

Surviving are a son, Sanford, of Tuppers Creek; three daughters,
Mrs. Bertha L. Thaxton and Mrs. Lucy Thaxton of Wolf Pen, and
Mrs. Icic Eldridge of Kentucky; three brothers, Frank Miller of
Coopers Creek, Will Miller of Charleston and Earl Miller of Huntington; four sisters, Mrs. Minnie Reese of Charleston, Mrs. Minie Cavender and Mrs. Laura Cavender of Coopers Creek, and Mrs. Rena Fowler of Pocatalico; 22 grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

The body is at Cunningham Funeral Home.

Charleston Gazette, 04 Nov 1974:

Mrs. Bertha Bostic

Mrs. Bertha Lee Bostic, 54, of 2007 Hutchinson St., died Sunday in St. Francis Hospital following a short illness.

Surviving: son, Joseph R. Thaxton of Charleston: daughter, Miss Patsy I. Thaxton of Charleston: brother, Stanford Holley of Route 5, Charleston; sisters. Mrs. Lucy Thaxton of Route 5, Charleston, Mrs. Icie Aldridge of Tuttle. Ky.; 2 grandchildren.

The body is in Cunningham Funeral Home where friends may call after 4 p.m. today.

Charleston Gazette-Mail, 30 Mar 1975:

MR. AND MRS. Lewie Edward Dixon of Woodbridge, Va., are the Easter weekend guests of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Thaxton of
Wolf Pen and Mrs. Sadie Dixon of Pocatalico. They were accompanied here by their children, Lynn and Glenn, who will graduate from high
school in June, and Benita Gay, who will graduate from college in the same month.

Charleston Daily Mail, 07 Jul 1975:


Mr. and Mrs. Lewie Edward Dixon of Woodbridge, Va., came home to celebrate their 22nd wedding anniversary on July 4 with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hubert A. Thaxton of Wolfe Pen Drive, and Mrs. Sadie Dixon of Whiteoak Drive, Pocatalico. The Dixon anniversary falls on July 17, but they planned the celebration for Friday. The Dixons have three children, Lynn, Glenn and Benita Gay.

Charleston Daily Mail, 28 Feb 1976:

In Drainage Ditch Near Sissonville Home

A 43-year-old Sissonville man was found dead this morning in a drainage ditch in the 500 block of Wolf Pen Drive, Kanawha County sheriff’s deputies said.

Janies Carpenter, of Wolf Pen Drive, was found on his side in a culvert about 100 feet from Thaxton’s Grocery Store.

Hubert Thaxton. owner of the store, said he discovered the fully clothed body while preparing to open his store.

Cpl. D. E. Drennen said no marks were found on the body and foul play is not suspected.

He added, however, that an autopsy has been requested by family members to determine exact cause of death.

Carpenter’s body was found less than a mile from his home, Drennen said, adding that it appears that Carpenter may have fallen down the embankment.

Cunningham Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Charleston Daily Mail, 01 Mar 1976:

Mr. and Mrs. Jeffery Allen Thaxton of Wolf Pen Drive are announcing the birth of a son, Allen Thaxton, on Jan. 5 at Memorial Division, CAMC.

Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Jesse B. Thaxton of Wolf Pen Drive, and Mr. and Mrs. James Moore of South Park. Mr. and Mrs. Hubert A. Thaxton of Wolf Pen Drive and Brady Shamblin of Orchard Manor are


Charleston Gazette, 05 Dec 2003:

Lucy Y. Thaxton

Lucy Y. Thaxton, 85, of Charleston died March 17, 1998, at the home of her daughter, Mildred Dixon of Lady Lake, Fla., after a long illness.

She was former owner/operator of Thaxton Grocery Store, Sissonville, and a member of Elizabeth Baptist Church, Charleston.

Also surviving: daughter, Sharon Johnson of Charleston; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren.

Service will be 1 p.m. Sunday at Cunningham-Parker-Johnson Funeral Home, Charleston, with the Rev. Eddie Haynes officiating. Burial will be in Floral Hills Garden of Memories, Pocatalico. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.


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