alton foxworth

July 30, 1924, August 02, 2017

alton earl foxworth

Alton Earl Foxworth, 93, of Sour Lake, died Wednesday, August 2, 2017. He was born on July 30, 1924, to Myrtie Grimes Foxworth and Alfred Earl Foxworth, in Chester. Alton retired after forty years at Gulf Pipeline. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and lived by the three F’s: Faith, Family, and Friends.

Survivors include his wife, Aline Foxworth; daughters, Glynda Minick and her husband, Glen, of Vidor and Diane Maggio of Sour Lake; sister, Lorene Phillips of Cleveland; sister-in-law, Eva Foxworth of Woodville; grandchildren, Alton Lee Minick; Amanda Minick Eason and her husband, Karl, Jr.; and Nikki Maggio Andrepont and her husband, Chris; and great-grandchildren, Shelby Eason, Devan Eason, Drake Andrepont, and Ford Andrepont.

He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, O.Z. Foxworth and Bobby Foxworth; sister, Falby Jewel; and son-in-law, John H. Maggio.

A gathering of Mr. Foxworth’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Monday, August 7, 2017, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. His funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, August 8, 2017, at First Baptist Church, 765 6th Street, Sour Lake, with interment to follow at Rosedale Cemetery, Sour Lake.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 537, Sour Lake, Texas 77659.


gathering of family and friends
1605 N. Major Drive Beaumont, TX 77713
Monday, August 07, 2017
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
funeral service
First Baptist Church - Sour Lake
795 7th Street Sour Lake, TX 77659
Tuesday, August 08, 2017
10:00 a.m.
Rosedale Cemetery
Old Beaumont Road Sour Lake, TX 77659

Comments (4)

  • Gary Clark

    06 August 2017 at 21:36 | #

    Uncle Alton was a blessing to all who knew him; he truely walked the walk. For a christian to be absent from the body is to be present with the lord. Uncle alton has received his place in the KINGDOM of god


  • Deborah poe

    05 August 2017 at 15:53 | #

    My deepest sympathy on your loss.


  • Neil & Candy Spiller

    05 August 2017 at 15:30 | #

    Our prayers and condolences go out to the foxworth family at this sad time. alton was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather! may you always have fond and loving memories. god bless you.


  • Jay Jacobson

    04 August 2017 at 03:09 | #

    My love and prayers go out to you at this time. May God comfort and keep you . BrOther alton was an amazing man and an inspiration to us all. I will Always hold the utmost respect For him.
    Jay Jacobson.


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