Viola (Chesser) Baxter


Viola (Chesser) Baxter, age 86, of Biscoe, passed from this life at her home surrounded by family on August 20, 2015.  She was a retired school teacher and an alumni of Ouachita Baptist University.  She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Biscoe.

Viola was born to Jim and Minnie Chesser on October 25, 1928, the 4th of five children.  She is survived by her husband of 66 years, James Baxter; her children, Jimmy Baxter (Mary), Timmy Baxter (Vicki), and Tammy Roush (Tom); 6 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren and many special friends.

Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M., Saturday, August 22 at Westbrook Funeral Home in Hazen.  Funeral services will be 2:00 P.M., Sunday, August 23, at the First Baptist Church in Biscoe.  Burial will be in the Biscoe Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be her grandsons.

15 thoughts on “Viola (Chesser) Baxter”

  1. Prayers for all of you the next few day’s as you prepare to lay your loved one to rest and continued prayers for healing!

  2. Sorry to hear of the passing of Mrs. Viola. Such a sweet lady. I will be praying for the family.

  3. Jeff and Freida Isbell

    May God provide you and your family the strength and comfort that only he can today and all the days to follow.

  4. Danny Pinkerton

    So sorry to here of Mrs. Viola passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

  5. Mrs. Viola was a very sweet and special lady, she will be greatly missed. Prayers to all the family. God will comfort you!

  6. Patricia & Michael Harris

    Viola was a special lady to us.We are the other grandparents of Dakota Baxter. Viola will surely be missed.We know she will wake up in Gods new Heaven.

  7. Ronna Glass Franklin

    I lived down the street from you, I think. I went to scoop with Timmy Baxter. I will let my Mom, Carolyn Dill know. Prayers for you all.

  8. Mom and ms. Viola taught together She was well thought of. Condolences to family. James Mcmenis

  9. Billy and Gail Booth

    Our thoughts and prayers continue for the Baxter family. May God’s Word and His Holy Spirit provide strength, comfort, and assurance in this time of sorrow and in the days ahead.

    Billy and Gail Booth Family

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