Lulubelle (Tucker) Paxton, 81, of Christopher, Illinois, died at 11:38 a.m. July 11, 2015, at home.
She was born Nov. 8, 1933, in Sesser, Illinois, to Lawrence and Freida (Merkell) Tucker.
She was a licensed practical nurse and had worked in medical equipment sterilization. She attended Immanuel Baptist Church in Benton, Illinois. She served in the U.S. Army.
Survivors include her children, Dennis and Thelma Paxton, of Benton, David Paxton, of Hilton Head, South Carolina, and Teresa Hallahan, of Christopher; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, John Milton Paxton; and two sisters, Geneva Baney and Imogene Frank.
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, July 16, at Gilbert Funeral Home, 209 N. Emma St., Christopher, Illinois 62822, with the Rev. Naomi Edmonds officiating. Visitation will be at 11 a.m. Thursday July 16, 2015.
Burial will be at Maple Hill Cemetery, Sesser.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.