BAXTER, Mary E., 80, of Bridgeport, died Wednesday, January 9, 2013, at East Ohio Regional Hospital Martins Ferry.

She was born November 25, 1932, in Martins Ferry, OH., a daughter of the late Raymond and Anna (Milbert) Kyser.

She was a member of the First Christian Church Martins Ferry, and a homemaker.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Jeffrey Baxter in 2007, brother’s, Louis and William Kyser, and a sister, Charlotte Steed.

Mary is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, Frank Baxter, a daughter, Cheryl Baxter of Bridgeport, sisters, Anna Mae Johnston of Bridge port, Frances (Dutch) Heaton, and Margret (Joe) Rico both of Colerain, four grandchildren, Jeffrey, Justin, Joshua, and Emily Baxter, and five great grandchildren. Also several nieces and nephews.

According to Mary’s wishes there will be no visitation and private services and interment will be held at the convenience of the family at Holly Memorial Gardens Pleasant Grove.

Wilson Funeral Home 920 National Road Brookside assisting the family.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Belmont County Animal Shelter 45244 National Road St. Clairsville, OH 43950.

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