Carolyn Joanne Laxson, age 76 of McMinnville, Tennessee passed from this life peacefully on Friday, November 24, 2017, at her home with her loved ones.
Carolyn was born Wednesday, October 22, 1941 in Altamont, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Millard Hobbs and Georgia Whitwell Hobbs. In addition to her parents, Carolyn was preceded in death by her husband H. Gwen "Red" Laxson, and two brothers Richard B. Hobbs and Bill Hobbs.
She was a mother of 6 children, a graduate of Motlow and MTSU, and a retired social worker.
Carolyn is survived by her:
6 children - Michael L. Laxson and wife Mary Beth of McMinnville
Debbie Laxson Higgins of McMinnville
Teresa L. Laxson of McMinnville
Jessie Laxson and wife Bunny of Cookeville
John D. Laxson of McMinnville
Tracy Laxson Martin of McMinnville
22 great grandchildren
2 brothers - Edward C. "Pete" Hobbs and wife Janice of Dallas, TX
Clarence "Duce" Hobbs and wife Dorothy of AL
sister - Donna Hobbs Holton of McMinnville
7 nieces and nephews
special cousin Elsie "Tiny" Whitwell Johnson
special friends Mike Hayes, Carolyn Comer Womack, and Shirley Dodd.
Many other family members and friends also survive.
A memorial service will be at 10:00 AM on Saturday December 16th at Mt. Sinai Cemetery located at Wildwood Rd. with Harry Green officiating.
A Celebration of life will be held at 12 noon on Saturday December 16th at the home of Matt and Kristin Laxson's home. 280 Highland Park Circle McMinnville TN. Everyone is welcome. Please everything is to be informal and we hope everyone can make it.
Thank you and may God continue to bless us all.
Online condolences may be made to the family at gardensofmemoryfuneralhome.com