January 8, 2013
Sunday, January 13, 2013 1:30 PM
Visitation 3:00-5:00 pm Saturday, January 12, 2013 at Skillman, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home
Carolyn S. Baxter, 69, of Urbana passed away on Tuesday, January 8, 2013 in her home surrounded by family. She was born November 2, 1943 in Urbana, the daughter of the late Millard Herbert and the late Helen Louise (Edwards) Rafferty. Suzie enjoyed traveling, reading, biking, sewing, visiting friends & family, walking on the beach, and bowling. She had a passion for introducing the world of books and reading to children. Suzie was a member of the Eagles in Springfield. She is survived by daughters, Heather Baxter (Larry Savill) of Tuscon, AZ and Suellen (Stephen) Greer, of Clayton NC; grandchildren, Ian Baxter-Stewart of Tucson, AZ, Destiny DeHart at Eastern Carolina University and Rhyannon Baxter-Savill of Tucson, AZ; step-granddaughter, Mackenzie Greer of Clayton, NC; brothers, David Rafferty of Choctaw Beach, FL and Steven Rafferty of Columbus; numerous nieces and nephews, including special niece and friend, Gail Davidson of Springfield and special great nephew, Morgan Davidson of Springfield. She was preceded in death by her husband, Silas Edward Baxter. A gathering of family and friends will be held from 3-5 p.m. on Saturday, January 12, 2013 in the SKILLMAN, MCDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home. Mechanicsburg. Funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday in the funeral home with Pastor Karen Montgomery officiating. Burial will follow in Somerford Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675 or to the Caring Kitchen, 300 Miami St, Urbana, OH 43078. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.