Deborah Baxter

July 13, 1952 ‒ January 30, 2018

Mansfield, Ohio

MANSFIELD: Deborah L. Baxter 65, of Mansfield died unexpectedly Tuesday January 30, 2018 at OhioHealth Mansfield Hospital.

Born July 13, 1952, she was the daughter of Willard Carroll and Geneva Greer Yeater.

Deborah enjoyed gardening and flowers. She loved photography, especially capturing the beauty of garden landscapes, birds in nature and the unique character of classic barns.  Deborah along with her husband Steve, would often take road trips north to Lake Erie. She enjoyed the scenic views of the lake as well as relished the chance at eating fresh perch sandwiches.  Deborah will be remembered for her quick wit and sense of humor.  She loved her two cats that have preceded her in death, Rascal and Charlie.

She is survived by her husband Steve Baxter of Mansfield; daughter Tammy Greathouse of Mansfield; two grandchildren Amber and Alicia Greathouse of Sandusky; four great grandchildren Jacob, Jedidiah, Jamerion and Jewels; mother and step-father Geneva Greer Yeater and Lawrence Yeater of Mansfield; brother Jerry Carroll of Diamond; sister Pat Fassett of Albany, Pennsylvania; stepdaughter Stephanie (Mike) Saurers of Galion and Justin (Katie) Baxter of Chicago; step grandchildren Mason and Carson Saurers and Susanna Baxter.

She was preceded in death by her father Willard Carroll as well as brother Mike Carroll.

The Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home is assisting the Baxter family with cremation services.  There will be no memorial services at this time.

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  • Steve,I’m so so sorry for your loss.Deb was a very special lady I’m glad I got to know and love her and even spoiling her with cheese heart is hurting for you.lots of prayers and hugs.R.I.P. Deb I love you and you will be missed my dear friend.

  • So sorry for loss. You and yours are in my prayers. God Bless you all in this time of sorrow and RIP Deborah.

  • My heartfelt sympathy go out to the Baxter family. Those who die, God keeps them in his memory, because they are precious in his eyes Psalms 116:15. May your fond memories of Deb bring you comfort in a time of grief.

  • I miss you already, we had so much fun getting into stuff. I’m glad you are in Heaven and are perfect again.

  • Steve, I am so sad to hear this but happy I stopped in to see her right before I left Ohio. She was out gallivanting in her wheel chair and someone had to hunt her down for me. 😉 I know Deb is happy and well now in heaven & I’ll savor my good memories of her. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  • To all of Deb’s family, very sorry to hear of your loss. She will be missed by all who knew her and appreciated her eye for all the beauty around us.