Clifford "Honey" (Roberts) Saxon

Born: Mon., Nov. 20, 1911
Died: Sun., Jul. 30, 2017


9:30 AM to 11:00 AM, Sat., Aug. 05, 2017
Location: Midville Baptist Church

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Sat., Aug. 05, 2017
Location: Midville Baptist Church


Location: Midville City Cemetery

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Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Mrs. Clifford “Honey” Roberts Saxon, age 105, of Midville, GA on Sunday, July 30, 2017 at the Burke County Hospital.

Funeral Services will be Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 11:00 AM in the Midville First Baptist Church with Rev. Terry Quick officiating and Rev. Leonard Quick assisting.

Interment will follow in the Midville City Cemetery

The family will receive friends at Midville First Baptist Church, Saturday, August 5, 2017 from 9:30 AM until time of service.

Pallbearers are Anthony Glynn “Tony” Saxon, Hugh Edward “Tripp” Saxon III, Tracy Paul Saxon, Pinkney Victor “Trey” Love III, Tyler Ewing Love, and Jason Sauls.

Honorary Pallbearers are Midville Garden Club Members, Midville Baptist WMU, and Jim Day.

Mrs. Saxon was born on November 20, 1911, in Screven County, to the late Carl Augustus and Annie Lee Murray Roberts. Clifford has been a resident of Burke County since 1935, was a 1929 graduate of Hiltonia High School and also a graduate of Rhiners Business School. She was a past member of the John McElmurry Chapter 369, Order of the Eastern Star, Waynesboro, GA, lifetime member of the State Garden Club and Midville Garden Club, served as a Pink Lady at the Burke Medical Center, and was a member of the Centenarian Club. Mrs. Saxon was a long time member of the Midville First Baptist Church, served as the Girls Auxiliary Leader for many years, a member of the Vera Warren Bible School Class, and a member of the Midville First Baptist Church WMU. Mrs. Saxon enjoyed working in the yard, going to church, playing the piano, and reading. Family reunions and gatherings were all a special part of Mrs. Clifford’s life. Honey was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. She is preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Hugh E. Saxon Sr.; three brothers, Julian H. Roberts, Clarence L. Roberts, and Rayford Roberts; Two sisters, Grace Herrington and Jewel Brantley; and grandson, Anthony Todd Saxon.

Survivors include:

Two Sons: William Glynn Saxon (Valerie) of Midville, GA and Hugh Edward “Eddie” Saxon Jr. (Susan) of Deltona, FL. One Special Nephew Loy R. Roberts of Cocoa, FL.

One Daughter:  Elaine Saxon Day (Jim) of North Augusta, SC

Ten Grandchildren: Debbie S. Burch, Tony Saxon, Gina Saxon, Tripp, Saxon, Tracy Saxon, Tiffany S. Amengual, Melissa Thurston Sauls, Pickney “Trey” Victor Love III, Tyler Ewing Love, and Brooke Cochran.

Two Step Grandchildren: Laura Krejci and Joe Patchen.

Twenty-Seven Great Grandchildren, Twelve Great-Great Grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and extended family.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be to the Midville First Baptist Church Building Fund, c/o Nell Holloway, P.O. Box 215, Midville, GA 30441

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Wanda McGraw
   Posted Mon July 31, 2017
Deepest sympathy

Janet & Randy Carnley
   Posted Mon July 31, 2017
Our love and condolences are extended to the family. We weep with you for your loss and rejoice with Ms. Honey who has claimed her victory. We pray for God's comforting presence to so fill you that you are calmed and comforted in every way.

Richard Hopkins
   Posted Tue August 01, 2017
Prayers for all effected by the loss f this great lady.

Jennifer Jiles Shaw
   Posted Tue August 01, 2017
My thoughts, hugs and prayers are with all the family... I have so many fond memories of Honey as well as the family. What a rejoicing going on in Heaven...

Virgil Allmond
   Posted Tue August 01, 2017
Always thought she was the coolest Mom of all.

Joseph B. Jones
   Posted Tue August 01, 2017

So sorry to hear of your mother's death. At age 105 she lived many productive years serving her church and others. I may have met her in my visits to Midville but can't remember. I know this is little consolation at this time but you know, based on her beliefs, that she now rests in the arms of her savior.


Rosalind Gray Evans
   Posted Tue August 01, 2017
My deepest sympathy to the Saxon family at the loss of Mrs. Saxon. You are all in my prayers.

Jill Jenkins Schiraldi
   Posted Wed August 02, 2017
Goodbye to another pillar of our small community. You lived a long and memorable life. When I think of you, I see your beautiful red hair and warm smile. RIP Honey.

Shelby Murray Bell
   Posted Wed August 02, 2017
My prayer for all of the family is that God will bless you with strength, mercy & His wonderful grace. He will bless you in this sad loss. She was a wonderful sweet lady. Love to all!

David Glorius
   Posted Wed August 02, 2017
Debbie, Our family offers prayers and empathy to you and Honey's family. It is hard to find something to say, but we are sorry for your loss, and we hope that Honey and Hudie are back together again and having a catch-up. May she RIP...

Tony & Pam Mangieri
   Posted Thu August 03, 2017
We are very sorry to learn of Ms. Honeys passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Saxon Family.

Louis Semrad
   Posted Thu August 03, 2017

SPATHIPHYLLUM was sent by Jefferson Hospital.

With deepest sympathy Jefferson Hospital Administration and Staff

Margaret Lewis
   Posted Fri August 04, 2017
Sending condolences to the all the Saxon family, may God bless and strengthen you in your time of loss

Harold and Myrtle Herrington
   Posted Sat August 05, 2017
Our prayers are with you.

Lisa Sapp McKinney
   Posted Sat August 05, 2017
What wonderful memories I have of Honey that I have considered one of my blessings in my life She was one of a kind and such a gracious woman . Love to you all.

Debora Sumner Mulling
   Posted Sat August 05, 2017
Keeping you all in my prayers.

Domie Jean Saxon Wallace
   Posted Mon August 07, 2017
I am so sorry for your lost. My heart goes out to all of you. She was a wonderful lady and I always enjoyed being with her. She was extra special and I know she will be missed very much. You have my deepest sympathy.