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Ruby

Diane Miller

Paxton

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June 8, 2023

Ruby Diane Miller Paxton, 77, of 6721 Ogle Creek Rd., went to be with her Lord and Savior, Thursday June 8, 2023.


Mrs. Paxton was born on January 22, 1946, in White Sulphur Springs, WV, a daughter of the late Robert Lee and Genevieve Marie Reed Miller. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband Alfred Wayne Paxton and a grandson Johnny Lee Meadows.


She was an active member of the Johnson Creek Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church. She was a member and served as Chaplin for the VFW Women’s Auxiliary. Diane was an avid fan of the PBR, attending many bull riding events through the years. She also enjoyed a good road and shopping trip.


Surviving are her son and daughter in law Michael Wayne and Rhonda Paxton; her daughter Rebecca Diane Paxton; a grandson Michael Logan Paxton; two great grandsons Michael Logan Paxton Jr. and Levi Wyatt Meadows; a great granddaughter Hannah Grace Paxton; a special nephew who she raised Eric Allen and wife Holly Paxton and Jeff Paxton; and her sisters, brothers, nieces and nephews whom she loved dearly.


A funeral service will be held on Monday June 12, 2023, at 2:00 PM at the Johnson Creek ARP Church with the Rev. Jim Giles officiating.


The interment will follow at the Johnson Creek ARP Church Cemetery.


The family will receive their friends on Sunday from 4:00PM to 6:00PM at Arritt Funeral Home.


Memorial donations may be made in Mrs. Paxton’s name to Johnson Creek ARP Church at 4804 Johnson Creek Rd. Covington, VA 24426.


The funeral arrangements are being handled by Arritt Funeral Home.

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Visitation

Arritt Funeral Home

June 11, 2023 at 8:00:00 PM

1102 S Highland Ave, Covington, VA 24426, USA

Service

Johnson Creek ARP Church

June 12, 2023 at 6:00:00 PM

4805 Johnson Creek Rd, Covington, VA 24426, USA

Final Resting Place: 

Johnson Creek ARP Church Cemetery

4805 Johnson Creek Rd. Covington, VA 24426

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Juanita /Kenny Helton

Apr 23, 2024

The family of Betty ,we will miss her so much ,I will never forget her Praising the Lord ,always dancing in the presence of the Lord ,always had a heart of gold for the people ❤️, she is now in the arms of the Lord ,

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Laura Harris Waddy

Apr 23, 2024

Betty was my classmate from grade 6 at Watson to Graduation from CHS, c/o 1971. She was very quiet, yet very friendly.
I saw her several times, after her return to Covington, usually at church. She was very spiritual and loved worship and praise.
My condolences 🙏🏽 and prayers to her entire Family.

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J.R. & Mary Persinger

Apr 23, 2024

Sorry for your loss. May Joe rest in a peaceful heaven. Prayers for the family.

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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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