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Jessie Irene Baxter
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Birth: Jan. 9, 1915
Cleveland County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jul. 3, 2006
Shelby
Cleveland County
North Carolina, USA

Ms. Jesse Irene Baxter, 91, of Fallston, passed away at White Oak Manor of Shelby, on Monday, July 3, 2006.
She was born in Cleveland County on January 9, 1915 to the late Carl Austin Baxter and Emma Jane Grigg Baxter.

Ms. Baxter served in elementary education for 28 years during which time she was an elementary teacher and supervisor of education in Gaston, Cleveland and Columbus Counties. Also, she was associate professor at University of North Carolina at Greensboro for five years.

Ms. Baxter was a graduate of Fallston High School, received her B.A. from Lenoir Rhyne College, MA from University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill and did additional graduate work at University of North Carolina, Columbia University, Duke University, University Hawaii, and Michigan State University.

Ms. Baxter was the recipient of Summer National Defense Education Act Mathematics-Science Institute Fellowship to Duke University, Scandinavian-American Educational Seminar Scholarship, National Science Foundation Fellowship to Michigan State and was named official delegate from North Carolina ASCD to World Conference on Education.

Ms. Baxter was a member of National Educational Association, North Carolina Education Association, Delta Kappa Gamma, North Carolina and Gaston County Historical Associations, Gaston County Heart Association and a member of Friendship United Methodist Church. Ms Baxter is former Gaston County Woman of Year.

Besides her parents she is preceded in death by two brothers, Blain Baxter and Nixon Carl Baxter; two sisters, Blanche Baxter Duval and Ellen Baxter Beam and husband Herman; and brother-in-law Russell "Red" Mincy.

The burial will follow the service at Rose Hill Memorial Park.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Carl Austin Baxter (1891 - 1963)
  Emma Jane Grigg Baxter (1887 - 1936)
 
 Siblings:
  Nixon Carl Baxter (1913 - 1933)*
  Jessie Irene Baxter (1915 - 2006)
  Grady Blaine Baxter (1918 - 2000)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rose Hill Memorial Park Cemetery
Fallston
Cleveland County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Elizabeth
Record added: Aug 11, 2006
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Jessie Irene Baxter
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 Added: Aug. 15, 2014

- Elizabeth
 Added: Aug. 11, 2006
 
 
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