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Edna Ray Brooks Baxter

Lampasas, Lampasas County, Texas, USA
Death 16 Aug 2005 (aged 89)
Lometa, Lampasas County, Texas, USA
Burial Lometa, Lampasas County, Texas, USA
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Edna Ray Whitehead Baxter, 89, of Stephenville, formerly of Lometa, died Aug. 16, 2005, at Community Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Stephenville.
Funeral services were Aug. 20 at 11 a.m. at Lometa Church of Christ with Homer Anderson and Charles Boren officiating. Burial followed at Senterfitt Cemetery near Lometa.
Mrs. Baxter was born June 2, 1916, in Lampasas County, to Otis and Nora Lee Anderson Brooks. She grew up in Lometa where she attended school.
On Aug. 4, 1934, she married David Leroy Whitehead in Lometa, and he preceded her in death on Oct. 9, 1977.
She then married Audrey Baxter on Aug. 21, 1982, in Bend. He preceded her in death on March 14, 2001.
Mrs. Baxter was a homemaker and a member of the Lometa Church of Christ and First Street Church of Christ in Lampasas, and attended Hillcrest Church of Christ in Stephenville.

Survivors include children, Maxine Anderson, and husband, Homer, of Alice, Weldon Whitehead, and wife, Layla, of Stephenville, Rita Jo Boren, and husband, Charles, of Kosse, Charles Glynn Whitehead, of Lampasas, and Kathye Schaefer, and husband, Tom, of Lockhart; a sister, Lucille Day, of Tucson, Ariz.; and a half-sister, Fannie Jo Harris, and husband, Bud, of Lometa.
Other survivors are sisters-in-law, Mary Lou Forehand, of Lampasas, Grace Whitehead and Pat Whitehead, both of Lometa, Beth Whitehead, of Whitney, Adele Davis, of Georgetown, and Melba Brooks, of Fort Worth; grandchildren, Brad Anderson, Greg Anderson, Kim Funkhouser, and husband, Gerald, Lane Anderson, and wife, Julie, Clint Whitehead, Wade Whitehead, and wife, Janna, Todd Whitehead, Scott Whitehead, David Boren, and wife, Heather, Sabrina Barry, and husband, Shawn, Justin Schaefer and Travis Schaefer; numerous great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

In addition to her husbands, she was preceded in death by her stepmother, Ellen Brooks; by a brother, Dewey Brooks; and a half-brother, Kenneth Brooks.

Arrangements by Briggs-Gamel-Wilcox Funeral Directors of Lampasas.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 79329107
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Edna Ray Brooks Baxter (2 Jun 1916–16 Aug 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 79329107, citing Senterfitt Cemetery, Lometa, Lampasas County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Stanley Hibdon-Nichols (contributor 47130385) .