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Obituaries

December 5, 2013

Carol Ann Paxton

AGENCY — Carol Ann Paxton, 72, of Agency, died Dec. 3, 2013, at home after a long battle with cancer and with her family by her side.

She was born May 24, 1941, to Albert and Martha Peck Olson in Pierre, S.D.

She married Dale Paxton in Illinois on May 9, 1970.

She was a 1960 graduate of Fairfield High School. She retired from the Ordinance Plant after 35 years. She was also a valued Watkins dealer for many years. Carol loved shopping at the Amish stores and reading romance novels.

Survivors include two sons, Michael (Carmen) Williams of Agency and Kenneth Andrew Williams of Pekin, Ill.; one daughter, Lisa Dianne Ross of Des Moines; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two brothers, Richard (Betty) Olson of San Diego, Calif., and Robert (Laura) Olson of Richland; and two sisters, Jane (Kalani) Graham of Redmond, Wash., and Rhonda (John) Keller of Keosauqua.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.

Her body has been cremated, and no services are planned at this time.

Robertson-Jay Funeral Home in charge of arrangements

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