She was born on Sept. 4, 1917, in Warsaw to William and Ruth K. (Hessler) Snyder.
She married on June 14, 1941, in Warsaw to James R. “Jim” Paxton. He preceded on March 19, 2014. They resided in rural Silver Lake for many years. She enjoyed gardening, animals and farm life. She was an active member of the Silver Creek Church of God for many years. Survivors include a son, Phil (and wife Suzy),Sevierville, Tenn.; grandchildren, Brent (and wife Lisa Paxton); Lichelle and (husband Josh Parker); Kevin (and wife Brittany Paxton); step grandchild, Stacy (and husband Spencer Mikel); eight great grandchildren and three step great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Jim Paxton, six sisters and three brothers.
The service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018 at Silver Creek Church of God 6504 W. 1300 S. Silver Lake, officiated by Pastor Thomas Craig. Burial will be at Silver Creek Cemetery, Silver Lake. Visitation hours are from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18, at the Silver Creek Church of God, Silver Lake.
Arrangements are entrusted to Hartzler Funeral Home 305 West Rochester Street, Akron.
Memorial contributions open to the donor’s choice of charity.