Harold Edwin Thaxton 1888 – 1958

From the Waco News-Tribune, 03 Mar 1958, an obituary of Harold Edwin Thaxton, son of Jesse Edwin Thaxton and Mabel Clayton, grandson of William (Williamson) Thaxton and Martha Bowers of Michigan. Harold married Thelma Ophelia Thaxton, daughter of Henry Waters Thaxton and Mary Hutchison, granddaughter of Alexander Murray Thaxton and Laura Eliza Treadwell, great-granddaughter of Thomas G. Thaxton and Isabella Murray of Georgia, great-great-granddaughter of William Thaxton and Lucy Clay of Virginia:


Harold K. Thaxton, 67, of 2909 Columbus Avenue died about 11 a. m. Sunday following a heart attack in a hospital at Grand Rapids, Mich. He had been ill several years.

Funeral arrangemenls are pending at Carnally Funeral Home.

Mr. Thaxton was born and educated in Michigan. He came to Texas at the start of World War I and was stationed with the medical corps at Camp MacArthur in Waco. He met Miss Ophelia Thaxton, eldest daughter of Mr and Mrs. H. W. Thaxton of Waco, while he was here. They were married on Aug. 7, 1921.

He was a retired landscape architect.

Survivors are his widow and a son, Murry Harold Thaxton of 2907 Columbus Avenue.

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