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June 23, 2014

Hazel K. Baxter, 81; Charlestown

— Funeral services for Hazel K. Baxter, 81, of Charlestown, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 25,  at the Grayson Funeral Home in Charlestown with burial in Charlestown Cemetery. She died Saturday, June 21, 2014, at the Maple Manor Christian Home in Sellersburg.

Hazel was born on February 18, 1933, in Campbellsburg, Ky., the daughter of Hubert and Josie Pyles Adams. She was active in the former Assembly of God Church in Charlestown, IN as a teacher and loved her family and serving her church.

Survivors include her daughter, Joyce DeVary and husband, Jerry L. of Charlestown; sisters, Geneva DeVary of Charlestown, Lois Marshall and Betty Grays both of Madison, and Thelma Jackson of Campbellsburg, Ky.; grandchildren, Lisa Wilt and Jessica Ledbetter; great-grandchild, Ainsley Wilt. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Jessie Baxter Jr., sons Larry Wayne and James P. Baxter and four sisters, Dottie, Georgie, Jenny and Della.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. and after 9 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations in memory of Hazel to the American Diabetes Association.  


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