Nettie Carter Axon

SYLVESTER - Mrs. Nettie Carter Axon, 85, of Sylvester died Friday September 27, 2013 at Phoebe-Worth Medical center.

The funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday October 1, 2013 at Banks Funeral Home with interment to follow in the Evergreen Cemetery. The Rev. Craig Dozier will officiate.

Mrs. Axon was born on October 27, 1927 in Sylvester to the late Clarence Edward and Mary Rebecca Herring Carter. She had lived in Dougherty County for the past 18 years, she was a certified welder and homemaker. Mrs. Axon enjoyed reading working in her yard and was an excellent wife. She was a member of the New Hope Full Gospel Chapel.

Survivors include her husband of Richard Axon of Sylvester; daughters, Alice Polson of Crossville, TN, Nancy Hannah of Lenoir, NC; son, Johnny Hall of Cheyenne, WY; sisters, Hazel Anderson of Sylvester, Laurene Smailes of Sylvester, Latrell Lane of Hopewell, VA, Shirley Fordham of Crawfordville, FL; brother, Philip E. Carter of Sylvester; 11 grandchildren and a host of great grandchildren.

Mrs. Axon was preceded in death by her sons, Larry and Tommy Hall.

The family will receive friends on Monday from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Banks Funeral Home.

“To be absent from this body is to be present with the Lord”

Banks Funeral Home in Sylvester is in charge of the arrangements.

Banks Funeral Home

Sylvester 229/776-2055