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Ruby Baxter


October 16, 2019

Dec. 7, 1935 – Oct. 2, 2019

Ruby Baxter, 83, of Sweet Home, died Oct. 2, 2019.

She was born Dec. 7, 1935, Pearl Harbor Day, in Salem to Tom and Minnie Baxter, the third of nine children.

She married Jess McCollum on Oct. 15, 1951. They had three boys and two girls.

Mrs. Baxter was loved by all who knew her, but above all she loved God. She worked for Him all her life, trying to bring people to know Him.

She will be missed.

A celebration of life will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Sweet Home Senior Center, 880 18th Ave.


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