Marsha Elaine Grigsby Axton

October 1, 1952August 13, 2010

Marsha E. Axton, 57, of Evansville, passed away on Friday, August 13, 2010, at Deaconess Hospital.

Marsha was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother whose greatest joy was spending time with family and cooking for Sunday family dinners.

She also enjoyed scrapbooking, reading, and bingo.

Marsha was preceded in death by her parents, Lloyd and Maggie Mae Grigsby.

She is survived by her husband, Terry M. Axton; son, Michael Bledsoe, and his wife, Carla; daughter, Jennifer Sorensen, and her husband, Stephen and daughter, Terri Lynn Marrs, and her husband John; grandchildren, Ashley and Zachary Bledsoe, Evan and Jillian Sorensen and Aaliyah Marrs; and four brothers, Joe, Rick, Brad, and Darrell Grigsby; and sister, Virginia Exline.

Services will be 10:30 AM Wednesday, August 18, 2010, at Alexander West Chapel, officiated by Pastor Raymond Abbott, with burial at Alexander Memorial Park. Friends may visit Tuesday from 3:00 to 8:00 PM at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Deaconess/Ohio Valley Hospice Care, 600 Mary Street, Evansville, IN 47710.


  • Funeral Service Wednesday, August 18, 2010
  • Visitation Tuesday, August 17, 2010

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Amy & Kurt Simpson & family

August 24, 2010

Jennifer, Terri Lynn & families,
I was so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. I so enjoyed her laughter and the times we all spent together scrapbooking. She was so sweet and loved her family so much. Our prayers are with you, your Dad, your children, and the rest of her family & friends.

Glenn and Karen Jones

August 19, 2010

Terry,Michael,Jennifer and Terri Lynn
Please accept our deepest sympathy. We our truly sorry for your loss. May time be your friend and comfort each of you.

Madeline Johnson

August 17, 2010

Terri and John! I am so sorry for your loss!! My prayers are with you!! She will be well remembered by your customers as a very lively an out spoken woman who always had a smile an would help anyone!! She will be greatly missed!! Especially her honesty an her singing an dancing that we all seemed to get when we walked in the door

August 17, 2010

Terri, John, and family! I am a customer in your store, an remember Marsha very much when she worked in the store!! She was an amazing woman who always had a smile on her face an stories to tell!! Family was definately her top priority an she spoke of you all highly!! I will miss seeing her doing her dancing to some shakira song!! She will really be missed by all your customers!! My thoughts an prayers are with your whole family

August 17, 2010

michael and sisters sorry to here about your mom i often thought of her and had wanted to go see her but just seemed liked i never made the time wish now i had made the time i still considered her my friend after all these years you all are in my prayers sharon mayes

August 16, 2010

Nothing Beautiful In This World Is Ever Really Lost Those We Cherish Will Always Live On In Memory.

With Deepest Sympathy,
Deaconess Home Medical Equipment & Infusion Staff

August 15, 2010

Michael, Jennifer and family,I am so sorry and sad to here about your mom.I loved your mom like a sister.You are all in my prayers.

Aunt Nita versailles ,ky

tony roberson

August 15, 2010

Terry and family, so sorry to here of marshas passing , our sincerest condolences and prayers to you and your family, marsha was a great lady she will be greatly missed. sincerely, tony and peggye.

Terri Marrs

August 15, 2010

Mommy!! I love an miss u so much!! U are the greatest person I've ever met in my life, an the best mother, best friend, an granny we could ask for! Thank u for 31 wonderful years! John, Aaliyah, an I love you an will miss u very much! I love u mommy!!

Terri Marrs

August 15, 2010

Mommy!! I love you so very much an miss you so much!!! Thank you for so much cause you are the best mom that anyone could ever have an Im so thankful you are mine!! I love you mommy