Mr. Joel Grady Saxon, 74, of Bowersville, Georgia, died on Thursday, May 23, 2013 at the Rainey Hospice House in Anderson, South Carolina. Funeral services will be on Sunday, May 26, 2013, 3pm, at Bethany Baptist Church. Burial will be in the Nancy Hart Memorial Park. The body is at Strickland Funeral Home of Hartwell where the family will receive friends from 5-8pm on Saturday night, May 25, 2013. At other times the family will be at the home. Flowers are optional, or special memorials may be made to Bethany Baptist Church, 2085 Bethany Bowersville Rd, Canon, GA 30520. On-line condolences may also be sent to the family by visiting www.stricklandfh.com. Strickland Funeral Home – Hartwell Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.