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Elizabeth Paxton

November 30, 1941 — May 18, 2019

Elizabeth Anne Paxton, 77, of Quincy, formerly of the Golden area passed away on Saturday, May 18, 2019 in Coatsburg.

Elizabeth was born on November 30, 1941 in Harrisburg. She was the daughter of the late Elmer L.”Sandy” and Lilian G. (Dorsett) Paxton.

Elizabeth was a member of the Elm Grove Methodist Church, where she played the organ for over thirty years. She had attended Gem City Business College and worked as a waitress at several area restaraunts an EMT and various other positions within the healthcare field. She was very musically inclined and could play several different instruments. She was a member of a line dancing group, loved her dogs and enjoyed attending local festivals.

Surviving are ; two children, David (Genie) Fritschle of LaPrairie, Mary Sue (Larry) Akers of LaPrairie; her companion, Edwin Waters of Clayton; grandchildren, Makinzie (Ryan) Stack of Geneva, David Joshua (Mallory) Fritschle of Yorkville, Jennifer (Brandon) Lish of Liberty, Melissa (Alex) Neisen of Quincy, Michael Graff of Liberty, Jessica Seals of Liberty; stepgrandchildren, Alexandra Tribble of LaPrairie, Bradley (Sandra) Akers of Colorado Springs, CO, Samantha Akers of Phoenix, AZ., Gail Harrison of Hannibal;  great-grandchildren, Braxton Seals of Liberty, Zali Seals of  Liberty, Colton Graff of Quincy, Adley Neisen of Quincy, Sophia Stack of Geneva; step great-grandchildren, Keenan Goodwin of LaPrairie, Hayliah Wigfall of Phoenix, AZ., Alisabeth Harrison of Hannibal, Avery Harrison of Hannibal, Caidon Lish of Liberty, Jerzie Lish of Liberty and one brother, Robert Lee Paxton of Quincy.

Memorial graveside services will be 11:00 A.M. on Friday, May 31, 2019 at the Mt. Horeb Cemetery near Golden with Edwin Waters conducting. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions have been suggested to the Golden Good Shepherd Home or the Quincy Humane Society. You are invited to share memories of Elizabeth and leave condolences at

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Graveside Service

Friday, May 31, 2019

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Mt. Horeb Cemetery

, Golden, IL 62339

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