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Irpeel (Barfield) Blaxton

December 12, 1931 ~ February 6, 2024 (age 92) 92 Years Old

Irpeel Blaxton Obituary

Mrs. Irpeel Barfield Blaxton, age 92, of Vidalia, died Tuesday, February 6, 2024, at the Community Hospice House in Vidalia, following an extended illness.  She was born in Vidalia on December 12, 1931, to the late George J. Barfield and Essie M. Hamilton Barfield.  She was a 1948 graduate of Vidalia High School and a graduate of Perry Business School in Brunswick.  She retired after forty-five years as office manager from Oxford Industries in Vidalia.  She was a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church since 1957.  She enjoyed the outdoors, fishing at Yellow Bluff and Shellman Bluff, gardening, flowers, bird watching, and she and her husband especially enjoyed drinking coffee each morning with their many friends at McDonald’s and Hardees.  Mrs. Blaxton always had a warm smile for everyone.  In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband of seventy years, Thelbert Lee Blaxton in 2023; one son, Donnie Blaxton in 2023; daughter, Deborah Blaxton; one sister, Joyce Dewitt; and four brothers, George “G.W.” Barfield, Bennie Barfield, Edgar Barfield, and Dr. Amos Barfield.

Her family includes one son, Tony Blaxton and wife Freida of Bonaire; one daughter-in-law, Aurora Blaxton of Henderson, Nevada; four grandchildren, Beau, Elijah, Jerome, and Jasper; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday afternoon from 12:30 until 1:30.

A graveside funeral service will Saturday, February 10th, at 2:00 p.m. at Lakeview Memorial Gardens with Randy McDuffie officiating. 

Flowers are accepted or memorial contributions may be made Tabernacle Baptist Church Building Fund, PO Box 160, Vidalia, GA 30475.

Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home of Vidalia is in charge of arrangements.     

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February 10, 2024

12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home
310 North Street West, P O Box 308
Vidalia, GA 30475

Graveside Funeral Service
February 10, 2024

2:00 PM
Ronald V. Hall Funeral Home
310 North Street West, P O Box 308
Vidalia, GA 30475


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