Eunice Smith Saxon, 98, passed away Friday, October 30, 2020 at her residence. She was born in Savannah, daughter of Clair Harris and Elizabeth Musselwhite Smith. She was a graduate of Commercial High School and a member of White Bluff Presbyterian Church where she was also a member of the Women’s Auxiliary.
Mrs. Saxon began her banking career with First Federal Savings and Loan later Great Southern Federal. At the time of her retirement after 25 years, she was the executive secretary to the president and chairman of the board.
Other than her parents, four brothers, two sisters, she was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Fred Eason Saxon.
Surviving are her children, Ellen Saxon of Rincon, GA; Karen Saxon of Woodstock, GA; Alice S. (Danny) Edwards of Springfield, GA; nine grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren, seven great great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 1, 2020 at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel.
The graveside service will be at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, November 2, 2020 at Hillcrest Abbey Memorial Park.
Remembrances: Hospice Savannah, Inc., P.O. Box 13190, Savannah, GA 31416.
I know it wasn't unexpected, but it was still difficult seeing Eunice's obituary in the paper. She was such a sweet lady. She will be missed, ♥ Dawn & Dan
- Dawn DeCamp, SAVANNAH, GA
With love and beautiful memories
- Lee Smith, Cumming, GA
Eunice was my aunt on my fathers side of the family. She was a beautiful person and her cheerfulness was very contagious. I will miss her.
- Amy Smith, The Villages, FL
Very sorry for your loss. My mother, Renetta, and Eunice were friends for a long time. I remember Eunice fondly.
- Alice R Thigpen, SANDY SPRINGS, GA
My deep condolences to the family. May she reign with the angels.
- Faye Rees, Savannah , GA
Services under the direction of:
Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
- 3:00-5:00 p.m. on Sun, November 01, 2020
- Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
7200 Hodgson Memorial Drive (map)
Savannah GA 31406
- Graveside Service
- 11:00 a.m. on Mon, November 02, 2020
- Hillcrest Abbey Memorial Park
1600 Wheaton Street (map)
Savannah GA 31404