Originally created 05/13/06

Walter Baxley (DOT WAYNESBORO, Ga.)



DOT WAYNESBORO, Ga. - Walter "Nig" Baxley, 86, passed away on Thursday, May 11, 2006 at the Jefferson County Hospital, Louisville. Born on May 16, 1919 to the late John Baxley and Minnie Heath Baxley in Alexander, GA. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lizzie Mae Bragg Baxley, and daughter, Marion Baxley. Mr. Baxley had lived his entire life in Burke County, retiring from the Georgia Department of Transportation. He enjoyed fishing and tending his garden. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, May 14, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. in the DeLoach-Kennedy Funeral Home Chapel, Waynesboro, with Rev. Gene Sexton officiating. Interment will follow at Bethel Cemetery in Alexander, Georgia. Pallbearers are Jackie Taylor, Lonnie Baxley, Sr., Lonnie Baxley, Jr., Ronnie Baxley, Phillip Neely, and Greg James. The family will receive friends Saturday, May 13, 2006, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at DeLoach-Kennedy Funeral Home, Waynesboro. Survivors include a daughter, Lorene Baxley of Waynesboro; seven grandchildren, Donna, Becky, Leo, Misti, Buddy, Angela, and Karen and 17 great-grandchildren. DeLoach-Kennedy Funeral Home, Waynesboro, 706-554-3531 Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle-May 13, 2006