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Obituary for Celesta "Georgene" Paxton
Celesta " Georgene" Paxton, 74, of De Soto, KS passed January 26, 2015. Funeral services will be held January 31, 2015 at 3:00 PM at Cedar Crest Memorial Chapel, 32665 Lexington Ave., De Soto, KS with visitation from 2-3:00 PM at the Chapel. Private graveside De Soto Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Association, 3846 W 75 St., Prairie Village, KS 66208. Georgene was born Sept 20, 1940 in Hog Ridge, MO to George and Elfreeda Payton. She grew up and raised her children in De Soto. Marrying Leonard Paxton in 1979. Georgene loved to read books together with her husband and enjoyed eating out as often as possible. She loved traveling, garage sales, flea markets and was a collector of many wonderful things. Holidays were her favorite, from Halloween to Thanksgiving and Christmas. She loved playing her auto-harp and singing with her family. She was a loving mother and grandmother and will be missed by all. Preceded in death by: parents George and Elfreeda Payton and husband Leonard Paxton. Survivors include: daughters Susan and Gino Warren and Ann Pennington both of De Soto, KS; son Dale and Deta Pennington of Pleasanton, KS; sisters Leota Fruit, Audrey Quaile, both of De Soto, KS and Loretta and Rick Nichols; brother Carl and Cindy Payton of Fort Worth, TX; grandchildren Jennifer, Katie, Clinton, Sterling and Alec and great grandchildren Liliana and Diego.