Mae Boren Axton



Age: 82


Summary: prolific composer and mother of country music star Hoyt Axton who had co-wrote the classic rock 'n' roll song Heartbreak Hotel, which became the first major hit for Elvis Presley and whose composition was inspired after reading a news article about a man who committed suicide by jumping from a hotel window as he left behind a note that read "I walk a lonely street."



Cause of Death: Drowned in her hot tub


Born: September 14, 1914


Died: April 9, 1997


Location: Hendersonville, Tennessee