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.