Jacqueline Thaxton
Jacqueline Thaxton
  • May 30, 1938 - January 9, 2018
  • Phoenix, Arizona

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Jacqueline Thaxton, age 79, of Phoenix, AZ passed away on Tuesday January 9, 2018. Jacqueline was born May 30, 1938 in Kankakee, Illinois to Reverend Walter and Zoda Starks. She was an obedient servant of the Lord who gave all glory to the Lord through her works. Jacqueline was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin, friend, and counselor to many people. She served her country as a devoted United States Air Force military spouse.

Jacqueline is preceded in death by her husband, Booker T. Thaxton, Jr.; her father, Reverend Walter Starks; her mother, Zoda Starks, and her siblings; Amy Stewart, Walter Starks Jr., Phyllis Starks, and Lorraine Starks.

Jacqueline is survived by her children; Rick (Janella) Thaxton, Stephanie (Howard) Henley, Galand (Gretchen) Thaxton, Tonya (Timothy) Montgomery, and Shannon (Larry) Gonzalez; her siblings; Wilhelmina Lowe of Bay City, MI, Dorothy Porter of Henderson, NV, Vernon Starks of Long Beach, CA, Marcia (Edward) Stafford of McDonough, GA, Verna McIntosh of Denver, CO, Vicky (Amory) Whittington of Rockford, Il, and Bridget (Kerry) Whittington of Rockford, Il; 13 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, and a host of nieces and nephews and extended family members.

A visitation for Jacqueline will be held Saturday, January 20, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Lakeshore Mortuary, 1815 South Dobson Road, Mesa, AZ 85202 with a Celebration of Life service to follow at 12:00 PM. She will be laid to rest at Valley of the Sun Cemetery, 10940 East Chandler Heights Rd, Chandler, AZ 85248. A reception in Jacqueline's honor will be held directly following the services at Endurance Church of the Valley, 2245 W University Dr., Suite 12, Tempe, AZ 85281.

Jacqueline's memory will live on in the hearts and minds of her family and friends. Flowers for Jacqueline can be sent to Lakeshore Mortuary. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.LakeshoreMort.com for the Thaxton family.