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Izilla Aynes
Izilla Aynes and John Henry Baxter

Izilla Aynes daughter of Gabriel Aynes and Clarena "Rena" Stogdill was born 19 Feb 1888 in Brown County, Indiana and died in 1966. She married John Henry Baxter son of James Monroe Baxter and Mary Lucinda Baxter 11 Aug 1906 in Monroe County, Indiana.  Don't know his fathers name and his mothers maiden name. He was born in 1884 and died in 1945. They are both buried at Knight Ridge Cemetery, Knight Ridge, Monroe County, Indiana.

Son of James Hensley and Mary Lucinda Baxter husband of Izilla Aynes Baxter

John Baxter Dies In Street

Returning to Bloomington from a visit in Indianapolis, John H. Baxter, 60 year old Monroe county native dropped dead from a heart attack on West Eleventh Street shortly after he had alighted from a bus on which he had returned to this city. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at two o'clock at the Knight Ridge Church and Grace Willoughby as officiating minister. Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery. Mr Baxter had been employed at Crane until his heart condition forced his retirement several months ago. He had suffered a series of heart attacks and the family had been warned that on might terminate fatally. He had kept his home at Fourteenth and Adams, visiting occasionally in Indianapolis. In addition to the widow, Mrs. Izilla Baxter, he is survived by four sons, Gabriel Baxter of Monroe county, Monton, Russell and Marshall, both of whom are in the navy; four daughters, Mrs. Ray Shipley Mrs.John Ratliff and Mrs. John Taylor, all of Indianapolis and Mrs. William Kellly of Bloomington. He also leaves a half-brother, Elza Robertson and a half-sister, Mrs. Jennie Wagoner, both of Bloomington, a sister, Mrs. Sylvia Anderson of Indianapolis, and fourteen grandchildren. John H Baxter was born in Monroe county on November 3, 1884 to James and Mary L. Robertson Baxter. He passed his entire lifetime in this community. He was a member of the Pentecostal church on West Third Street. Pall bearers selected to serve include Grover Willoughby, Joe Flynn, Walter Kelly, Walter Robertson, Estell Moore and Paul Parham. The body has been taken to the home of Mrs. Russell Baxter on Ralston Drive in Broadview addition wher it will lie in state until the funeral hour.

Bloomington World Telephone Feb. 19 1945 p1  col  4


1 ---  Dorothy Belle Baxter born 26 Jul 1907 in Bloomington, Monroe County, Indiana and died Feb 1987 in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana. She married Raymond L. Shipley son of Alfred Shipley and Rhoda Bohall . He was born 04 Apr 1907 in Indiana and died Dec 1964 in Indiana

2 ---  Gabriel Baxter born 28 Nov 1909 and died 05 Jul 1965. He was married to L. Lucille who was born 1914 and died in  1991. They are both buried at Knight Ridge Cemetery, Knight Ridge, Monroe County, Indiana.

3 ---  Mary Jane Baxter born 05 Oct 1912 in Brown County, Indiana and died 05 Jan 2001 in Monroe County, Indiana. She married John Thomas Ratliff who was born 04 Mar 1908 in  Indiana and died 08 Feb 2007 in Indiana.  They are both buried at Valhalla Memory Gardens, Bloomington, Monroe County, Indiana.

4 ---  Russell Eugene Baxter born 26 Jul 1919 in Monroe County, Indiana and died 1987 in Indiana and is buried at Washington Park Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana. He married Evelyn Duncan.

5 ---  Thomas Edwin Baxter born 03 Oct 1922 in Indiana and died 12 Jul 1997 in Indiana and is buried at Valhalla Memory Gardens, Bloomington, Monroe County, Indiana.

6 ---  Marcheal Baxter

7 ---  Sallie Baxter

8 ---  Sylvia Baxter