Saxton, Marjorie M. 1928-2019

BOLCKOW, Mo. - Marjorie Marie Saxton, age 91, of Bolckow, passed away on June 9, 2019, with her daughter Vickie by her side.

She was born to Floyd and Hazel (Collins) Staggs on May 23, 1928, in Guilford, Missouri.

Marjorie had resided in rural Nodaway and Andrew County her entire life until becoming a resident of Oak Pointe of Maryville in May 2017.

Marjorie wed Richard Saxton on Nov. 5, 1947, in Barnard, Missouri.

They celebrated 62 years of marriage before his death on April 30, 2009.

She was also preceded in death by: her parents; and her brother, Robert Staggs.

Marjorie was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

She loved to sew, garden, go camping, dancing, and fishing, and work alongside her husband on the farm.

After retiring, Marjorie and Richard spent many winters in Yuma, Arizona. After his passing, Marjorie continued to go to Yuma, Arizona with her daughter Vickie.

Marjorie and Vickie enjoyed many activities together throughout the years.

She is survived by: her four children, Elaine (David) Hahn, of Dresden, Ohio, Vickie Saxton, of Savannah, Missouri, Dennis (Lynette) Saxton, of St. Joseph, and Cheryl (Tim) Lewis, of Bolckow, ; eight seven great-grandchildren.

A private memorial graveside service and burial was held in her honor.

Online condolences may be made to the family at As published in the St. Joseph News-Press.