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Brenda

Armentrout

Paxton

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March 3, 2019

Brenda Armentrout Paxton, passed away on Sunday, March 3, 2019, at her residence. She was born in Covington, VA on October 17, 1947, to the late Lewis Franklin Armentrout & Frances O'connor Armentrout. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Kevin W. Paxton in 2014. Brenda was a loving and dedicated wife, Mother, grandmother and sister. Brenda lived for her family and would do anything to make her grandchildren happy. Brenda enjoyed crafting, crocheting and reading. Her smile could light up a room and she had a gentle kindness about her that always made you feel at ease. Brenda's heart was filled with love for God, her family, friends, and church family. She was a member of Pinnell Chapel United Methodist Church. Surviving are her Husband of 54 years, Wendell "Popeye" Paxton; a Son and Daughter-in-law, Wendell Todd & Shannon Paxton; three Grandchildren Justin Paxton & Andrew McLaughlin both of Los Angeles, CA, Courtney Paxton & Jeremy Sexton, Amber Paxton and Brandon Weiford, all of Covington; three Great Grandchildren, Landon Wells, Kinley Weiford and Leland Sexton; her siblings: Emma & Parker Wright of Covington, Wanda Sue & Rodney Bell of Lenoir, NC, Frankie & Shirley Armentrout of Lenoir, NC, Shelby & Dean Braswell of Boomer, NC, Carol & Grayson Stamey of Lenoir, NC, and an abundance of cousins, nieces, nephews, friends and church family. Special heartfelt thanks to Mountain Regional Hospice workers Shawn Wright, Pattye Ford, Ashley Boyd & Kathleen Fridley. A celebration of Mrs. Paxton's life will be held in the Chapel of Arritt Funeral Home on Thursday, March 7, 2019, at 2:00 PM with the Rev. David Brown officiating assisted by the Rev. Bill Gilliland. Interment will follow at Lone Star Cemetery. Pallbearers: Todd Paxton, Brian Wright, Steven Bell, Boyd Goodbar, Brandon Weiford, and Jeremy Sexton The family will receive their friends at Arritt Funeral Home on Wednesday night from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. The family suggests that memorials in Brenda's name be sent to Pinnell Chapel United Methodist Church Youth Group, in care of Holly Stayton; 6211 Potts Creek Rd.; Covington, VA 24426. Service Thursday, March 7, 2019 02:00 PM Arritt Funeral Home Chapel 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426 Visition Wednesday, March 6, 2019 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM Arritt Funeral Home Chapel 1102 S. Highland Ave. Covington,Virginia - 24426
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Jack Williams

Feb 28, 2024

Enjoyed the services in church playing piano for 5 years rest in peace, Pastor Debbie

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Robin Bartley Simmons

Feb 27, 2024

So Shocked, Mary (Angie) we grew up together and she was always a bright spot in my life, had not talked to her for a couple months. We always had fun in whatever we were doing. Prayers for the family, she loved her family so much. Love You My Dear Friend will never forget all our good times.

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Pearl bland

Feb 27, 2024

Iam so sorry to hear of your mom's passing, she will be missed prayers the family

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Lucinda brugh

Feb 27, 2024

She was a wonderful lady she loved her children and grandchildren and great grandchildren she will be missed gone but not forgotten

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Belinda Sively Fink

Feb 24, 2024

She was loved by all who knew her. She was a wonderful person and a great prayer warrior. I will miss her and her twin from now on.They lived in a Happy House.

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Sandra Brady

Feb 24, 2024

You were a special person in many people lives you will be missed my heart aches for you and your family. I loved you Todd.

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Leeanna Williams

Feb 23, 2024

Miss u alot,and great guy.

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Leeanna Williams

Feb 23, 2024

Miss u alot

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Marilyn Crowder and Ken

Feb 23, 2024

I have known Todd since he was young child in pre school programs…My son Ken and Todd have been friends since they were young..Todd will be greatly missed by his Special Olympic friends and family. Rest in peace Todd.

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Patricia Tabor

Feb 23, 2024

Todd will be deeply missed by everyone that knew him. He had a smile that everyone remembers! Our deepest sympathy to all 💐

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Crystal Marsh

Feb 23, 2024

So very sorry for your loss. Your in my thoughts and prayers. God bless

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Judy & Phillip White

Feb 23, 2024

Our Deepest Sympathy to each of the family & friends! You are in our thoughts & prayers!
June was a Precious, Beautiful Soul!

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