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August 28, 2008

Mary Craft Paxton, 84, of 625 N. Alleghany Ave., died, Thursday, August 28, 2008 at the The Woodlands Nursing Home at Clifton Forge. She was born April 14, 1924 at Craig County, a daughter of the late Emmett W. and Virgin Mary Craft Craft. Mrs. Paxton was a member of McAllister Memorial Presbyterian Church where she was a member of the Little page Bible Class and the Women's Circle. She was preceded in death by her husband, Parker Mann Paxton in 1997 and also by a sister, Clarice Craft. Surviving are one daughter, Brenda Lipes and her husband Donnie of Covington; two sons, Greg Paxton and Berkley Paxton and his wife Jo Anne all of Covington; four grandchildren, Christina Manjarres and her husband, Jorge, of Raleigh, NC; Holly Paxton and her fiance' David Clapper of Lynchburg; Travis Lipes and Chad Lipes, both of Covington; one brother, Leo Craft and his wife Grace of Fullerton, CA and a sister-in-law, June Terry of Covington; The funeral service will be held at the graveside in Alleghany Memorial Park Sunday afternoon at 4:00 PM with the Rev. Billy Price officiating. Friends may pay their respects anytime at Arritt Funeral Home. The family will receive their friends Saturday evening from 7:00 until 8:30 PM at the funeral home and at other times will be at the homes of Brenda and Donnie Lipes at 2048 S. Raymond Ave. in Asbury Park or Berkley and JoAnne Paxton at 211Woodlands Road in Valley Ridge. Memorial Information The family suggest that memorial donations in Mrs. Paxton's name may be made to the Woodlands Nursing Home Activity Fund, 1000 Fairview Ave., Clifton Forge, VA 24422.
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Debbie Shuart

Apr 22, 2024

Kathy, So sorry to hear of Robert’s passing. He’ll be remembered as the kind face and always a kind word sitting in front of us at Church. Prayers 🙏

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Mr. and Mrs Terry Rock

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family - We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Johnny was a fine man and he will be missed. Please know that you will be in our thoughts and prayers, with our sincerest sympathy.

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Thomas and Barbara Tucker

Apr 21, 2024

Robert was one of the greatest person I've ever met a Christian friend. And man always loved to see you happy go lucky. Never a bad word to say about anybody. Are lives are richer for knowing him .

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Debbie Tingler Smith

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and Family
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Johnny was such a kind sweet person. His smile would brighten anyone's day. God Bless All of You.

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Michele and Joshua

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley and family. Sorry for your loss.

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Sandy Lemons

Apr 21, 2024

Shirley, John and Lorrie my thoughts and prayers. Some of our best times in Covington were at your house. Johnny and Bo are up there healthy and pain free. My love and prayers are with you all.

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Donnette Miles

Apr 20, 2024

May you rest in paradise.

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Jack & Nadine Wykle

Apr 20, 2024

Cathy we are both so sorry for your loss. May you find hope and peace in the precious memories of yesterday.

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Roscoe R. Humphries

Apr 20, 2024

Jonny was such a wonderful man who loved his family, enjoyed his motorcycle rides with friends and attending car shows. Prayers to you Shirley and family.

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Donna S. Nicely

Apr 20, 2024

Please accept my most sincere sympathy at this difficult time. May God bless you and may his influence live on in the lives he touched along life’s way.

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Mike and April Rose

Apr 20, 2024

Johnny was a good dear friend,who will be missed immensely.Our deepest sympathy to the Nida family.

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Pete and Mary Hutchison, Jr

Apr 19, 2024

Thankful for the many wonderful memories from our motorcycle trips. Prayers for peace and comfort.

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