CLARKSDALE – Christine Baxter, 95, homemaker, of Clarksdale, died Thursday, June 4, 2020, at Northwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center, Clarksdale.
Graveside services were held Tuesday, June 9, at Lakeview Gardens, Greenville, under the direction of Mortimer Funeral Home.
She was born Aug. 31, 1924, in Attala County, the daughter of Eugene Pearson and Edna Pearl Payne Pearson.
She was a member of First Baptist Church of Indianola and Swiftwater Baptist Church of Greenville. She was also a member of the D.A.R.
She was preceded in death by her parents, listed above; husband, Bill Gowan Russell; husband, Thomas Donnolly Baxter; and son, Billy Gary Russell.
She is survived by her daughter, Gail Russell Brien (Robert C.), of Clarksdale; brother, Earl Pearson, of Kosciusko; one grandchild, Beth Russell Neblett (Thomas), of Merigold; and three great-grandchildren, Ann Elise Neblett, Bramlett Allen Neblett, and Nora Thomas Neblett.