Nellie Claxton

Nellie Claxton, 90, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 7:34 A.M.October 17, 2017 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, Indiana. She was bornFebruary 9, 1927 in Grand Tower, Illinois to Scotty Sylvester & Rachel Francis (South) Todd. She married Joseph Claxton on June 20, 1953 in Carbondale, Illinois.

A Greeting of Family and Friends will be held from Noon until 2:00 P.M. Friday, October 20, 2017 at Logan Street Baptist Church in Mount Vernon, Illinois.

A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 P.M. Friday, October 20, 2017 at Logan Street Baptist Church in Mount Vernon, Illinois with Brother Alan Smith officiating.

A Burial of Ashes will be held at a later date at Cobden Cemetery in Cobden, Illinois.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to Logan Street Baptist Church Building Fund.

Call Hughey Funeral Home at 618-242-3348 or visit hugheyfh.com for further information.