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Pamela Claxton


March 30, 1962
May 31, 2019


Pamela Jane Claxton, 57, of Odin passed away Friday, May 31, 2019 at St. Louis University Hospital. She was born on March 30, 1962 the daughter of Leroy and Elizabeth (Reeves) Mitchell in Centralia.

Survivors include her sons, Matthew Claxton (Bridget Callahan) of Sandoval, and David Claxton (Crystal) of Patoka; many grandchildren; brothers, Warren Mitchell, Ralph “Steve” Mitchell, George Mitchell, and Kenny Mitchell; sisters, Donna Harden, Nancy Bell, Elizabeth “Sissy” Mitchell, and Monica Ponyi; aunt, Alma Hull; and many other aunts and uncles.

Pamela was preceded in death by both her parents; daughter, Tina Hasenfuss; brother, Billy Mitchell; sister, Debbie Mitchell.

Pamela was raised in a Pentecostal church and later attended a Southern Baptist church. She had a contagious spirit and was loved by everyone that knew her. Pamela enjoyed playing bingo especially when she held a winning card. She could be found outdoors fishing and making memories at family cookouts with her family. Pamela’s most treasured times were with her family as she held each one close to her heart.

Day Macz Funeral Home in Sandoval is in charge of arrangements. Per Pamela’s wishes, she will be cremated and the family will have a memorial service at a later date. Memorials may be made in Pamela’s honor to the Day Macz Funeral Home to aid the family with expenses. Online condolences and memories of Pamela may be shared with the family by visiting and/or on the funeral home’s Facebook page.