Delores Baxley, 81, died Saturday, May 16, 2020 after an extended illness from cancer.
Delores was born February 1, 1939 in Jackson County, Florida to Relious (Red) and Arabelle (Snell) Baxley. She attended Washington County Schools and was a graduate of Chipley High School in 1957. She began working after high school with Northcutt’s Drug Store, then Bowen Hardware for many years. She continued working as a bookkeeper for Don Harrell Hardware and Allied Development Company in Chipley, until retirement in 2018.
Delores was a member of Poplar Springs Baptist Church in Jackson County. She loved her church family. She loved helping people and was always sharing with others. She was a very good cook and enjoyed baking cakes, cookies, etc. to share.
She is survived by one brother: James “Jimmy” and wife, Rosalind Baxley of Tallahassee, Florida. Four Sisters: Gaynell, Wynell, and Joann Baxley and Sandra (Baxley) and husband Kenny Foy of Chipley, Florida. Two nephews: Adrian Foy of Cottondale, Florida and Darren and wife, Kim Baxley of Gainesville, Florida. Two nieces: Jill Foy of Panama City, Florida and Melissa (Baxley) and husband, Jimmy Fredrick of Tallahassee, Florida. Six great nieces and two great nephews. She is also survived by many Baxley and Snell cousins who she loved dearly and always looked forward to the Baxley and Snell family reunions. Her special caregivers were her sisters and Covenant Hospice.
In consideration of public health and safety concerning Covid-19, the family has requested a Private Immediate Family Graveside Service with burial at Poplar Springs Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Tim Hall officiating. Obert Funeral Home of Chipley, Florida in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, donations will be accepted by Poplar Springs Baptist Church in memory of Delores Baxley.