2017-12-20 / Obituaries

Stewart Baxley


Stewart Oree Baxley, 80, passed away Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, at the home of Doug Baxley and Anna Carter of Douglas.

Mr. Baxley was born Oct. 13, 1937, in Dothan, Ala., to the late Ray Baxley and Elma Benefield Baxley. He served in the Army during the Korean War. He worked as a welder at Baxley Blowpipe in Dothan for many years.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Ann Kimbrel; an infant daughter; a brother, Tolbert Baxley; and three sisters, Patricia Newman, Connie Creel and Edith Holley.

Survivors include a son, Doug Baxley of Douglas; a daughter-inlaw, Carla Baxley of Jackson, Ala.; a stepson, Tim Marley of Birmingham; a brother, Walter Baxley and wife Joyce of Ashford, Ala.; three sisters, Priscilla Atterberry and Boyd of Petal, Miss., Cornelia Holley and Zada Baxley, both of Blakely; a sister-in-law, Lois Hickox; and a granddaughter, Catie Baxley of Jackson, Ala.

A private memorial is being planned for a later date.

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