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Essie M Baxter

November 4, 1929 May 23, 2019
Essie M Baxter
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Essie M. Baxter, 89, of Sneads, FL died Thursday, May 23, 2019 at Jackson hospital.
Ms. Baxter was born in Sneads, FL and was a lifelong resident of Jackson County. She retired as a nurse from the Department of Corrections after 31 years. She enjoyed canning, cooking, and eating out. Ms. Baxter loved to bake cakes and baked many of them. She loved her family, especially her grandchildren. She was a lifelong member of Salem Wesleyan Church. She was an organist, sang in the choir, and enjoyed working in the church.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Coy Lee Baxter; son, Dewey Baxter; brother, Maxwell McKinnie; one sister, Tessie Poole.

Survivors include three daughters, Sondra Anderson (Jeff) of North Carolina, Janet Lopez (Jose) of Grand Ridge, FL, Rebecca Mitchell (Larry) of Dellwood, FL; one daughter in law, Betty Baxter; two brothers, Jerry McKinnie (Marie) of Grand Ridge, FL, Oscar McKinnie (Katie) of Sneads, FL; one sister, Margaret Robbirds (James) of Sneads, FL, Shirley Hare (Doug) of Sneads, FL; 13 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.

The family will receive friends Monday, May 27, 2019 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Salem Wesleyan Church.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at Salem Wesleyan Church. Interment will follow in the church cemetery with James & Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel directing.

The family would like to thank, Dr. Chin, Dr. Krishna and the staff at Jackson Hospital for the loving care they gave their mother. They also extend a special thank you to loving care giver, Debra O’ Connor of Gail’s Traveling Angels.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Salem Wesleyan Women’s Group: 2764 Salem Church Road, Sneads, FL, 32460.


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Visitation

Monday

27

May

6:00 PM 5/27/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 5/27/2019 8:00:00 PM
Salem Wesleyan Church

2764 Salem Church Road
Sneads, FL 32460

Salem Wesleyan Church
2764 Salem Church Road Sneads 32460 FL
United States

Service

Tuesday

28

May

10:00 AM 5/28/2019 10:00:00 AM
Salem Wesleyan Church

2764 Salem Church Road
Sneads, FL 32460

Salem Wesleyan Church
2764 Salem Church Road Sneads 32460 FL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Salem Wesleyan Cemetery Final Resting Place

2764 Salem Church Rd.
Sneads, Fl 32460

2764 Salem Church Rd. Sneads 32460 Fl
United States
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