Evelyn Elizabeth McCullough Baxter

Published 12:30 am Saturday, January 8, 2011

PHILADELPHIA, Miss. — Evelyn Elizabeth McCullough Baxter died Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011, She was 80.

A lifelong resident of Neshoba County, Mrs. Baxter was a longtime resident of the Stallo community. She retired from Wells Lamont Glove Factory after 27 years of service. She led numerous fundraisers for the Stallo Fire Department and served as treasurer and was a member of Stallo United Methodist Church for 53 years.

She was preceded in death by a son, Butch Baxter; her parents, Walter and Mabel McCullough; and two brothers, Bob and Welton McCullough.

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She is survived by her husband of 55 years, George Baxter; three daughters, Ann Snow and Diane Robinson, both of Philadelphia, and Joyce Wells of Vicksburg; one brother, Dr. J.T. McCullough of Madison; one sister, Nina Agent of Texas; her caregiver, Hope Townsend; nine grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

Services will be at 3 p.m. today at McClain-Hays Funeral Home Chapel in Philadelphia with the Revs. Ray Luke and Ron Schwake officiating. Burial will follow at Stallo Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Wade Massey, Ben Robinson, Craig Snow, Darrell Snow, John Damon Snow and Kenny Price.