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Obituary: Martha R. Baxter, 86 Taylor Co., KY

She was a member of the Campbellsville Baptist Church and was a former employee of the U.S. Forestry Service

Martha R. Baxter of Campbellsville, KY, 86 died at 6amCT, Thursday, July 1, 2010 in Campbellsville, KY.

Funeral services will be at 2pmET/1pmCT, Sunday, July 4, 2010, at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon AV, Campbellsville, KY by Dr. Skip Alexander. Burial will be in Campbellsville Memorial Gardens, 3878 Greensburg RD, Campbellsville, KY. Visitation will be 12pmET/11amCT, Sunday, July 4, 2010 at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Pallbearers: Mike Meehan, Miles Meehan, Ben Oldham, Keith Stephens, Matt Stephens, and Chuck Vaughn.

Martha R. Baxter, Taylor Co., KY (1923-2010)

Martha R. Baxter of Campbellsville, daughter of the late William C. Covington and Abbie Ganoway Covington, was born in Shelbyville, Shelby Co., KY, November 2, 1923. She died at 6amCT, Thursday, July 1, 2010 in Campbellsville, Taylor Co., KY, at the age of 86 years and 8 months.

She professed faith in Christ and was a member of the Campbellsville Baptist Church.

She was a former employee of the United States Forestry Department.

She united in marriage to W. E. "Hamp" Baxter August 16, 1946. He preceded her in death January 9, 1991.

She is survived by the following:
  • A daughter and son-in-law: Patty and Greg Vaughn of Campbellsville, KY

  • Two grandsons: Pike Hightower and wife, Dawn of White, Georgia and Jeb Hightower of Lexington, KY

  • Step-granddaughter: Amy Decker of Bowling Green, KY

  • Great grandson: Kipling Judah Hightower of White, Georgia

  • Step great granddaughter: Chloe Decker of Bowling Green, KY

  • Sister: Doris Stephens of Lexington, KY

  • Two nieces and one nephew and spouses: Mel and Ben Oldham, Martha and Mike Meehan andKeith and Kitty Stephens of Lexington, KY

  • Three great-nieces and three great-nephews:and spouses: Shannon and John Sampson, Jon and Suzy Oldham, Matt and KellyStephens, Abby Stephens, Megan and Stefan Hanser, and Miles Meehan

  • And many other relatives and friends
She was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Joe Stephens in 2009.

The Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon AV, Campbellsville, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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