Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Dec 1 1916 Monroe County, Indiana-July 19 1996 Columbus, Bartholomew County, Indiana
Brown County Democrat 24 July 1996
Former Brown County Resident Earl Axsom died Friday July 19 at Columbus Regional Hospital. A resident of that city, he was 79.
Mr Brown was born December 1 1916 in Monroe County to Hezekiah & Mary Alice Hillenburg Axsom.
He and Lou Eva Mercer were married October 27 1937 in Nashville. She survives.
Mr Axsom was retired from Golden Foundry, where he had worked as a molder and a foreman for 40 years. He was a member of Memorial Baptist Church in Bartholomew County.
Other survivors include 3 sons, Don E. Axsom of Columbus, David E Axsom of Hartsville, and DAnny E Axsom of North Vernon; 2 daughters, Sue A Hoffman of Cinncinnati, Ohio, and Sara J. Lucas of Columbus; 3 sisters, Delistia Terrill of Hope, Cordelia Hedrick of Bedford, and Delight Hanner of Norman; 10 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Mr Axsom was preceded in death by a sister, Edna Hearth; and five brothers, HEzekiah Axsom, Joseph Axsom, Cecil Axsom, Eathel Axsom, and Ora Axsom.
The Reverend Marcus W McFaul led a service Tuesday, July 23, at Myer's Funeral Service, Reed and Jewel Chapel in Columbus.
Burial was in that city's Garland Brook Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Memorial Baptist Church in Bartholomew County.
parents Hezekiah Axsom 1872-1939 & MAry Alice Hillenburg Axsom 1880-1960
spouse Lou Eva Mercer Axsom 1921-2008
burial Garland Brook Cemetery, Columbus, Bartholomew County, Indiana