Rita Kay Baxter

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Rita Kay Baxter, 61, of Purdy, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020, at Cox Medical Center South in Springfield.

She was born Dec. 24, 1958, in Purdy, the daughter of Bernard William and Lillie Vivian (Barnes) Mackin. On June 30, 1979, in Purdy, she was united in marriage to Gary L. Baxter who survives.

Additional survivors include: three sons, Chadd Baxter and his wife Ashlee of Purdy, Chris Baxter and his wife Jessica of Republic, and Zach Baxter of Monett; two sisters, Karen Holland and her husband Willie and Linda Walters and her husband Kirk all of Pierce City; and seven grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were her parents.

She grew up and received her education in Purdy, graduating from Purdy High School. She lived all of her life in the area, working as a seamstress at garment factories.

There are no services scheduled at this time. Arrangements are under direction of Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville.

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Cassville, Missouri