Mrs. Gertrude Cheeves Baxter, age 89, died Tuesday morning in NHC-Lewisburg.
A native of Marshall County, she was the daughter of the late Claude L. and Julie Ethel Jett Cheeves, retired Dietary Manager with the former Lewisburg Community Hospital, and a member of the Bethbirei Presbyterian Church.
She is survived by two sons: Ronald Lee Baxter of Alexandria, TN and Johnny Wayne Baxter of Lewisburg; a brother: Roy L. Cheeves of Lewisburg; 2 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday at 10:00 AM from the chapel of Bills McGaugh Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Hopper Cemetery beside her husband, Robert L. Baxter.
The family will be at Bills McGaugh Funeral Home on Wednesday from 12:00 8:00 PM for visitation, and again on Thursday morning until the funeral hour.
Bills McGaugh Funeral Home and the United States Forest Service have provided for the planting of a tree in memory of Mrs. Baxter.