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Leonia Shelten Baxter
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Birth: Oct. 3, 1890
Butcher
Hickory County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jun. 18, 1971
Brawley
Imperial County
California, USA

DOD also seen as 1974 in family notes; tombstone engraved 1971, used here.

Dau of Joseph S. "Joe" Shelten and Mary Charlotte "Lottie" Allen.
m: Boyd BaxterFeb 13 1913
ch:
-Joe 1913-1981
-Martha 1915- (m: Layne)
-Verlie Alice 1917-1989 m: Danel Miller
ch: Wayne, Doris, Marla Sue, Leonia, Imogene
-Chester 1918-1966
-LaVada 1921- m: Thetford
-Nadine 1925- m: Bone
-Geniva 1927- m: Pauley
-Marvin 1928-
-Donald 1931-

Obit: LEONIA BAXTER
CALIPATRIA: Funeral services are to be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Thursday in Frye Chapel, Brawley, for Mrs. B. M. (Leonia) Baxter, 80, of Route One, Calipatria, who farmed with her husband for the past 49 years in the Northend of Imperial Co. before his death.
Rev. Vernon Storey, pastor of the Calipatria Community church, will officiate with interment in Riverview Cemetery.
Mrs. Bzxter, in ill health the past four months following a stroke, died Monday afternoon in Pioneers Memorial Hospital. Her late husband, B. M. (Boyd) Baxter, died Dec. 9.
She was born Oct 3 1890 in Missouri and was married Feb. 16 1913, in Hickory County, MO. The couple moved here from that state in 1922. She had been active in affairs of the Calipatria Community Church for many years.
Surviving are three sons, Donald (Brawley), Marvin (Calipatria) and Joe (Galt); five daughters: Mrs. Pegg Layne (Calipatria), Mrs. Geneva Pauley (Brawley) Mrs. Laveda Thetford (Niland), Mrs. Verlie Miller (Highland) and Mrs. Nadine Bone (Norwalk); 37 grandchildren, 45 great-grandchildren; and five sisters and three brothers residing in Missouri. 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Sylvester Shelten (1865 - 1951)
  Mary Charlotte Allen Shelten (1866 - 1943)
 
 Spouse:
  Boyd M. Baxter (1891 - 1970)
 
 Children:
  Verlie Alice Baxter Miller (1917 - 1989)*
  Laveda Fern Baxter Thetford (1921 - 2009)*
  Marvin L Baxter (1928 - 1993)*
 
 Siblings:
  Infant Shelten*
  James Thomas Shelten (1888 - 1968)*
  Leonia Shelten Baxter (1890 - 1971)
  Vangy Alice Shelten Murphy (1892 - 1990)*
  Emma Elizabeth Shelten Reno (1896 - 1989)*
  Orlie Wilbur Shelten (1897 - 1969)*
  Elva Jane Shelten Strahan (1899 - 1977)*
  Dolsie Lee Shelten (1902 - 1986)*
  Emery Ellis Shelten (1904 - 1976)*
  Delbert William Shelten (1908 - 1973)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Riverview Cemetery District
Brawley
Imperial County
California, USA
Plot: Section C; Lot 21; Space 7
 
Created by: LaDon Brennan
Record added: Apr 25, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36357679
Leonia <i>Shelten</i> Baxter
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Leonia <i>Shelten</i> Baxter
Added by: LaDon Brennan
 
Leonia <i>Shelten</i> Baxter
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Aunt Leonia, sister of "Jim" T. Shelten, father of Alma, Rachel and James Shelten.
- LaDon Brennan
 Added: Jun. 6, 2013
 
 
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