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Betty Ruth Auton Baxter
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Birth: Mar. 22, 1927
Lincoln County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jun. 2, 2011
Lincoln County
North Carolina, USA

Mrs. Betty Ruth Auton Baxter , age 84 of the Brian Center, and formerly of Gene Baxter Lane in Vale, died on Thursday , June 2, 2011.

Mrs Baxter was born March 22, 1927 in Lincoln County to the late Martin Andrew and Ruth Keener Auton.

She was a homemaker married to the late William Gene Baxter and was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. Her grandchildren fondly called her "Boop".

Gardening was her passion and her yard displays many of her talents. She and her late husband were married for 66 years and enjoyed traveling extensively all over the world.

Mrs Baxter was preceded in death in addition to her parents and husband by two sisters, Flossie Mullinax and Patricia Carnes and brother Charlie Auton.

She is survived by two sons, Terry Gene Baxter and wife Belva of Mt. Pleasant, NC and Martin Kenneth Baxter and wife Libby of Vale; one brother, Dan Auton of Lincolnton, one sister , Missie Beal of Lincolnton; six grandchildren William Travis Baxter and wife Tisha of Mt. Pleasant, Joshua Baxter and wife Jill, Micah Baxter and wife Malinda, Cammy Starr and husband Kevan all of Concord; Kenzy Baxter and wife Dina of Vale and Mandy Bumgardner and husband Derick of Kings Mountain and six great-grandchildren and special friends Rudy Monge, Marlyn Pearson and daughter Tasha

Her funeral service will at 5:00 PM on Sunday, June 5, 2011 at Cedar Grove Lutheran Church with Pastor Dale Pederson officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 3:00 to 4:45 PM Sunday prior to the services at the church. Reception will follow in the church fellowship hall.

Memorials may be made to Cedar Grove Lutheran Church Organ Fund , 261 Cedar Grove Church Road, Vale, NC 28168
 
 
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  William Gene Baxter (1925 - 2011)
 
Burial:
Cedar Grove Lutheran Church Cemetery
Vale
Lincoln County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: J L
Record added: Jun 03, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70772187
Betty Ruth <i>Auton</i> Baxter
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Betty Ruth <i>Auton</i> Baxter
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Betty Ruth <i>Auton</i> Baxter
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