Betty J. Laxson, 78, of Marshall, died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2008, at The Living Center in Marshall.
Cremation. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Sweeney-Reser-Wills Funeral Home in Marshall.
She was born Dec. 5, 1929, in Sedalia, the daughter of the late Will and Viola Bowman Davis. She married Robert S. Laxson, who preceded her in death. She had been employed at Slater Garment in Slater and had lived in Houston, Texas, and Bentonville, Ark., before returning to Marshall in 1994.
Survivors include one son, Ronnie D. Laxson of Slater; one daughter, Donna J. Sanders of Marshall; two brothers, Paul Davis of Marshall and Kenneth Davis of Columbia; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by 10 brothers and sisters.