J.W. Baxter

June 28, 1916 - March 15, 2011

Mr. J.W. Baxter, age 94, of McKinney, Texas passed away March 15, 2011. He was born on June 28, 1916, in Franklin Community, Texas to Elbert Elijah and Retta Lou (Scott) Baxter. On April 26, 1947, he married Mildred Janelle Haggard in McKinney. Mr. Baxter proudly served his country in the United States Army and was a veteran of World War II. He was a longtime farmer and a member of the Rockhill Church of Christ in Frisco, Texas. Mr. Baxter is survived by his wife of 63 years, Janelle Baxter; and brother, W.F. Baxter both of McKinney; and numerous nieces, nephews and other loving relatives and friends. His parents and nine siblings preceded him in death. A graveside service with military honors will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, March 18, 2011, at Ridgeview Memorial Park in Allen, Texas. The family will receive friends for a visitation from 6:00-8:00 p.m., Thursday at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations to the charity of your choice in memory of J.W.

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Dear Janelle & Woody I am saddened to read about J W Please know you are in my thoughts & prayers Lonita Alexander Rains, March 27, 2011 Janelle you are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time but God will see you through just as he always has Take comfort in all the great years you had with Jay and one day soon you will see him again with no more pain and suffering Take care and remember I always pray for you and your family Love Bertie Bertie Roberts, March 18, 2011 Janelle, I am so sorry about J.W. He was always so kind to me when we talked at church. I miss talking to you and seeing you. Take Care of yourself, Donna Donna Fawcett, March 17, 2011 I am so sorry about Mr. Baxter. Praying for the family. Denice Burnside Webb, March 16, 2011 My prayers are with you. Love Brenda Brenda Jo Grigg, March 16, 2011 Our Thoughts and Prayers are with You, Patti Dean Burnside, March 16, 2011 One of my favorite people. Always kind and loving. Barbara and Lowell McMichael, March 16, 2011