|Birth: ||May 28, 1926|
|Death: ||Oct. 28, 2007|
Ruth M. Baxter, 81, of Lawson, passed away Sunday October 28, 2007 at Liberty Hospital. Born May 28, 1926 in Excelsior Springs she was the daughter of Clarence M. and Cerena C. (Crowse) Clevenger. On December 17, 1947 she was married to Larry W. Baxter who survives, and they shared nearly 60 years of marriage.
Also surviving are three children, Larry S. Baxter and wife Jeanett of Excelsior Springs; Mark Baxter and wife Suzanne of Lawson, MO; and Lorrie Kotalik and husband Tom of Excelsior Springs, MO; two brothers, Gene Clevenger of Excelsior Springs and Glenn Clevenger and wife Barbara of Lawson; one sister-in-law, Viola Clevenger; 8 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter Janice Gillihan in 1987 and one brother James Clevenger.
Ruth was a homemaker and enjoyed baking, canning food and sewing. She also enjoyed playing bingo, bowling and garage sales.
She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star Jewel Chapter #492 of Liberty. She was also a member of the Vibbard Christian Union Church for over 30 years and had the honor of being the oldest member.
Funeral services will be Thursday November 1, 2007 at the Vibbard Christian Union Church. Visitation will be Wednesday evening at the church, with the family receiving friends at that time. An Eastern Star service will be conducted. Burial will be in the North New Garden Cemetery in Excelsior Springs, MO. Services under the direction of the Polley Funeral Home, Excelsior Springs, MO.
(POLLEY FUNERAL HOME obituary)
North New Garden Primitive Baptist Chuch Cemetery
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Record added: Oct 29, 2007
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