Ruby L. Baxter

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Ruby L. Baxter, 100, of Shady Point, OK passed away Sunday, May 23, 2021 in Pocola. Ruby was born December 3, 1920 in Calhoun, OK to Robert Lee & Mattie (Irvin) Cheely.

Ruby was a caregiver for many years. She was a Christian. She loved reading, embroidering and cooking. She always hosted the family Christmas Eve Party at her house.

Ruby was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Howard Baxter; brother Dewey Cheely; sisters, Pearl Brock, Myrtle Jordan and Bonnie Green; son, Gary Don Baxter; daughter in law, Betty Baxter; great grandson, Shane Baxter.

Survivors include her son & daughter in law, Warner & Peggy Baxter of Poteau, OK; daughter & son in law, Gaye & Steve Beck of Shady Point, OK; 7 grandchildren, Brandy Caldwell, Skip Baxter, Amber Baxter, Tim Baxter, Cody Baxter, Dustin Beck, Dawn Beck; 12 great grandchildren; 3 great great grandchildren; special nieces, Vivian Stankewitz of Panama, OK and Verna Morgan of Chino, CA; other relatives and loved ones.

Private services will be held.

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The family has chosen to entrust the care of the services to Evans & Miller Funeral Home, POTEAU, OK


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