Mildred Janelle Baxter

May 10, 1928 - August 26, 2013

Mildred Janelle Baxter of McKinney, Texas passed away August 26, 2013 at the age of 85. She was born May 10, 1928 to Homer M. and Bettye E. (Anderson) Haggard in McKinney, Texas. Janelle married James W. Baxter on April 26, 1947 in McKinney. She grew up in McKinney and was a 1946 graduate of McKinney High School. Janelle enjoyed crocheting and spending time with her family. She was a member of the Church of Christ.  

Janelle was survived by brother, Billy Homer Haggard and wife Pat of McKinney, Texas; sister, Dorothy Faye Wood of Lawton, Oklahoma, Betty Jo Clark of Rowlett, Texas, Barbara McMichael and husband Lowell of Longview , Texas; brother-in-law, Woody Baxter of McKinney, Texas and a number of nieces and nephews.  

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one sister and three brothers.  

A graveside service will be held 11:00 a.m., Thursday, August 29, 2013 at Ridgeview Memorial Park in Allen, Texas. The family will receive friends during a visitation on Wednesday evening from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home in Allen, Texas.


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Billy and family we are very sorry for your loss. We just lost our mother, last week so I know how much sorrow you will have. I pray for each of you during this difficult time. The family of Barbara Copelnd Joanna Copeland, August 28, 2013 So many wonderful memories spending summers at Aunt Janelle's farm! Wish I could be there, I'm there in spirit and prayers. Juli Smith Montes, August 28, 2013 Janelle was a dear friend and sister in Christ. I will miss her. She had the most beautiful spirit of love for her husband, J. W. During our last visit, I told her what a kind, loving wife she was to Jay. Her reply, I tried. She took care of his needs above her own. I thank God for the blessing of her considering me part of her family. Marie Pierson, August 28, 2013 Love you so much, enjoy your new home. Barbara McMichael, August 27, 2013 I know it was a joyous reunion when James saw his sweet wife! Praying for all the family. Denice Burnside Webb, August 27, 2013 To All of Janell's family I'm Sorry for your loss She was a Jewel& a True Christian. May God Bless You All LOVE Lonita Alexander, Rains Rockaway Beach, MO, August 26, 2013