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In Memory of

John Larry Saxon

October 5, 1941 - June 15, 2017

Obituary


John Larry Saxon, age 75, passed away on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at Woodlands Rehab and Health Center in Clinton, MS. He was born October 10, 1941 to Mary Pearl Galloway Saxon and John Saxon. He was a graduate of Randolph High School. He was retired from Illinois Central Rail Road and was the Owner of Express Printing in Jackson, MS. He enjoyed magic, gospel music and sharing stories with friends.

Services will be at 4 pm Monday, June 19, 2017 at Browning Funeral Home Chapel in Pontotoc with Rev. Junior Ritchie officiating;...

John Larry Saxon, age 75, passed away on Thursday, June 15, 2017 at Woodlands Rehab and Health Center in Clinton, MS. He was born October 10, 1941 to Mary Pearl Galloway Saxon and John Saxon. He was a graduate of Randolph High School. He was retired from Illinois Central Rail Road and was the Owner of Express Printing in Jackson, MS. He enjoyed magic, gospel music and sharing stories with friends.

Services will be at 4 pm Monday, June 19, 2017 at Browning Funeral Home Chapel in Pontotoc with Rev. Junior Ritchie officiating; burial will follow in the Wesley Chapel Cemetery. Browning Funeral Home in Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include his two nieces, Lisa Owen of Memphis, TN and Nancy Burke (Matt) of Plano, TX.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and his sister, Faye Saxon Glenn.

Pallbearers will be Matthew Burke, Ricky Ferguson, David Owen, Donald Franklin, Glen Franklin and Gary Higgins. Honorary Pallbearers will be Joe Hutchins, Harold Hyatt and Dwaine Baughman.

Visitation will be from 2 to 4 pm Monday at the funeral home.

The family would like to express their gratitude to the staff at Woodland Hills Rehab, Joe and Helen Hutchins, Harold and Annette Hyatt, Gary Epperson and family, and Gerry Atkinson.