Doris L. Paxton, 84, of Windsor, died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013. She was born Jan. 7, 1929, the daughter of William and Amanda (Griffith) Smith. Doris and George Paxton were married Sept. 22, 1947. George preceded her in death.
She was a loving daughter, wife, mother and grandmother. She opened her home to many foster children for over 10 years. She worked at Dog and Suds and Scott’s Drug Store in Sedalia. She loved birds, and she and George lived in Versailes and Knob Noster before moving to Sedalia.
She is survived by her son, Daniel Paxton and his companion, Anna Hamrick; her daughter, Judy Hill and her husband, Jerry; her sister, Ruth Demand and numerous grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband and her sister, Delores Baker.
Graveside services will be at 1 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 19 at Crown Hill Cemetery. Online condolences may be shared at www.EwingSchutteSemlerFH.com.