Karen Marie Claxton age 58 of Clarksville, passed away at her residence on Monday September 10, 2018. She was born in Clarksville on August 30, 1960 the daughter of the late John Cron and Shirley Sykes Cron of Clarksville. Karen had worked for over 20 years at the Eastland Green Golf Course in Clarksville and had operated the concession area. In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband Billy Russell Claxton of Clarksville; a son Matthew Waddle of Clarksville and a daughter Rebecca Claxton (Nicholas Kemp) of St. Louis, MO. Also surviving are sisters Shelia Ross of Concord, CA; and Diane Evans of Clarksville. In keeping with Karen's wishes, there will be no public funeral services. Arrangements are under the care of Gateway Funeral Home and Cremation Center 335 Franklin Street Clarksville, TN 37040. Phone 931-919-2600. Online condolences may be made by going to www.gatewayfh.com.