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Pvt Horace Norval Baxter
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Birth: Apr. 17, 1896
Death: Nov. 16, 1967

Military Plaque: PVT US ARMY WORLD WAR I

Horace N. Baxter

Horace N. Baxter, 71, of R. 1, Spencer, died Thursday afternoon at the Hospitality House, where he had been a patient for the past six months. He was a retired farmer from the Knight Ridge community in Monroe County.

Baxter, a native of Monroe County, was born April 17, 1896, son of William and Mahala Head Baxter. He was a member of the Baptist Church, and a veteran of World War One.

His wife, the former Martha Martin, died in 1925.

Survivors include one son, Don L. Baxter of R. 1, Spencer; a sister, Mrs. Emma McGown of Spencer; six grandchildren and number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral is 2 p.m. Sunday at the Knight Ridge Baptist Church, with burial in the adjoining cemetery. The Rev. Raymond Hughes will officiate, and Rex Cracraft will be in charge of the music. Military rites will be conducted at the graveside.

Friends may call at the Allen Colonial Chapel after 7:30 p.m. today.

[Daily Herald-Telephone, November 17, 1967]

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HOARCE N. BAXTER, 71, of R. 1, Spencer, who died Thursday at Hospitality House, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Knight Ridge Baptist Church with the Rev. Raymond Hughes officiating. Music will be directed by Rex Cracraft. Military rites for the World War I veteran will be in the adjoining church cemetery.

Pall bearers are: Jack Baxter, Fred Web, Woodrow Burton, Virgil Campbell, Robert Moffatt and Harold Ellett.

Honorary pall bearers are: Ray Stines, Paul Heckman, Eugene Flanary and Winfred Moffatt.

[Daily Herald-Telephone, November 18, 1967]
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Baxter (1839 - 1907)
  Mahaly Frances Head Baxter (1854 - 1943)
 
 Spouse:
  Martha M. Martin Baxter (1903 - 1925)
 
 Children:
  Donald Lee Baxter (1923 - 1998)*
 
 Siblings:
  Joseph William Baxter (1861 - 1942)**
  Mary Mollie Baxter (1864 - 1882)**
  John W. Baxter (1867 - 1948)**
  James M Baxter (1871 - 1879)**
  Henry David Baxter (1873 - 1945)**
  Amanda Jane Baxter Rice (1877 - 1958)*
  James Matthew Baxter (1879 - 1880)*
  Richard Anderson Baxter (1881 - 1927)*
  Grace Delista Baxter Marrs (1889 - 1949)*
  Calvin Baxter (1893 - 1940)*
  Horace Norval Baxter (1896 - 1967)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Note: Info contributed by David Tate.
 
Burial:
Knightridge Cemetery
Knight Ridge
Monroe County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Janet
Record added: Nov 23, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44712830
Pvt Horace Norval Baxter
Added by: Janet
 
Pvt Horace Norval Baxter
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Pvt Horace Norval Baxter
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