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Merna Elizabeth Oliver Baxter
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Birth: Oct. 18, 1896
Death: Aug. 29, 1966

Born In Prairie the daughter of Needham Asa and Ida Jane Golding Oliver.

Growing up in Union Twsp. she met and married the love of her life James Luther Baxter on Oct. 5, 1917.

Miss Mernie and Mr. Jim as they were known raised the follwoing children:
James William "JW", Verser Clayton "Nig", Ella Jean Baxter Ferguson, Virginia Louise "Louise" Baxter Ricks, James Louis, Glen and Maxine Baxter Tipton.

Sister of:
Charles Cleveland, George Fredrick, Ethle Lee, Okla Jane Oliver Ray, William Homer (Homer William), Algernon Golding, Olen Jefferson, Ola Pluma Oliver Holden, Eunice Oliver Mayfield, Obidah (obe) and Guy.



 
 
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 Parents:
  Needham Asa Oliver (1855 - 1928)
  Ida Jane Golding Oliver (1867 - 1957)
 
 Spouse:
  James Luther Baxter (1895 - 1987)
 
 Children:
  James William "J.W." Baxter (1918 - 1983)*
  Verser Clayton Baxter (1920 - 1999)*
  James Louis Baxter (1921 - 1990)*
  Ella Jean Baxter Ferguson (1924 - 2001)*
  Louise (Virginia Louise) Baxter Ricks (1926 - 2001)*
  Glen Baxter (1932 - 2010)*
  Maxine Baxter Tipton (1935 - 1999)*
 
 Siblings:
  Charles Clevland Oliver (1888 - 1949)*
  Fred (Goerge) Oliver (1890 - 1970)*
  Ethel Lee Oliver (1891 - 1892)*
  Okla Jane Oliver Ray (1893 - 1932)*
  Homer William Oliver (1895 - 1942)*
  Merna Elizabeth Oliver Baxter (1896 - 1966)
  Algernon Golding Oliver (1899 - 1961)*
  Olin J Oliver (1902 - 1984)*
  Ola Pluma Oliver Holden (1904 - 1977)*
  Eunice Oliver Mayfield (1905 - 1988)*
  Obidiah Oliver (1909 - 1993)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: SW James Luther Baxter
 
Burial:
Walters Chapel Cemetery
Carlisle
Lonoke County
Arkansas, USA
Plot: Old Section
 
Created by: Diane Baxter Williamson
Record added: Jan 30, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17756240
Merna Elizabeth <i>Oliver</i> Baxter
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Added by: Marilyn Hayes
 
 
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"Miss Mernie", I have fond memories of you and "Mr. Jim" and all of your children while I was a child but not know until later in life that you were my Grandpa Olivers Niece. Wow! Thanks for all of the good memories of being at your house.
- Gladys "Oliver" Murray
 Added: Sep. 18, 2011

- Jean Wallace
 Added: Jul. 5, 2008
Grandma,A rose in my life you were and will always be.
- Diane Baxter Williamson
 Added: Jan. 30, 2007
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