Katherine L. Baxter of 35861 NYS Route 26, died Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at the Carthage Area Hospital.

She was born on April 5, 1936 in Watertown, New York to Claude and Edna Smith Sixberry. She attended school in West Carthage.

She married Harry Allen Baxter on August 24, 1955. She was a homemaker. Mr. Baxter died on December 18, 2007.

She is survived by several children, Katherine Simmons, Natural Bridge, James and his wife Lillian Baxter, Elyria, Ohio, Herbert Jr. and his wife Carrie Crandall, Mannsville, Larry Baxter, Carthage, Beverly and her husband Tim Brown, Carthage; a daughter-in-law, Doreen Baxter, Carthage; a brother, Clyde and his wife Rita Sixberry, Carthage; a sister-in-law, Janice and her husband Evert Cowles, Edwards.

She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is predeceased by three children, Claude, Harry, and Joseph.

She was an avid reading, enjoyed sewing and listening to ELVIS and she loved Elephants. She also loved her dog “Phoebe.” She will be greatly missed; she was well loved by her family.

A calling hour will be held on Friday, July 12, 2013 from 11:00 am-12:00 pm. A funeral service will be held at noon in the chapel with The Reverend Roger Mono officiating.

Arrangements are with the Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Service Inc. Located at 500 State Street in Carthage.

Burial will follow in the Fairview Cemetery in Carthage.