Tamyra (Tammy) Thaxton , 45, of Salina, passed away Wednesday, April 11, 2018. She was born August 19, 1972, in Denver CO, to Marvin and Karen (Miller) Mann. She married Casey Thaxton on June 1, 1996. Tammy spent her life in service as a mother, teacher, coach, mentor, and care giver to our community.
She graduated from Southeast of Saline High School, Barton County Community College and Bethany College where she was inducted into the Hall Of Honor.
She is survived by: her husband, Casey Thaxton; children, Tanner Thaxton, Kylee Thaxton, Morgan Thaxton, and Tucker Thaxton. Her parents: Marvin and Karen Mann of Assaria, KS. Her siblings: Shelly Mann (Annette Wiles) of Lawrence, KS, Jason Mann of Salina, KS. In laws: Rob and Mary Thaxton of Las Animas, CO. Brother and sister in laws: Brent and Sheri Thaxton of Las Animas, CO. Nieces: Ava Mann and Kelsey Thaxton, Nephew: Justin Thaxton, and a great niece Kimber Carter. As well as many close friends and relatives.
Visitation will be 1-8 p.m. Monday, April 16, at Ryan Mortuary, Salina, with family present from 6-8 p.m.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 17, at The First Covenant Church, 2625 East Mangnolia Road, Salina KS with Steve Gowin officiating. Burial will follow at Gypsum Hill Cemetery, Salina.
Memorials may be made to the Thaxton Children’s Education Fund, in care of Ryan Mortuary, 137 N. Eighth St., Salina 67401.
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