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Rubye L Dave Baxter

July 11, 1941 ~ February 4, 2019 (age 77)

Rubye Lee Dave Baxter received her wings on February 4, 2019. She was a member of the 1959 graduating class of Austin High School, served and was honorably discharged from the Woman's Army Corps (WAC) in 1962 and retired from Kroger after 31 years of dedicated service. Rubye was an active member of Mount Calvary Baptist Church. 

She was preceded in death by her parents JB and Elizabeth Dave; brother, Milton Dave and sisters, Betty Thompson and Sennia Kay Haile. 

She leaves to cherish her memory: children; Telicia (Cavanaugh) Mims, Joseph Baxter Jr, and R. Christopher (Erin) Baxter; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild, as well as loving siblings, Alton (Gloria) Dave, Dorothy Parks, Shirley Elaine Dave, Johnny (Raynor) Dave, Mable (Rodney) Wilson, Vincent (Natalie) Dave, and Angela Fowler, and a host of nieces, nephews, and numerous friends. 

Friday, February 8, 2019, the family will receive friends from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with a Homegoing Celebration to follow at Mount Calvary Baptist Church, 1807 Dandridge Avenue, Knoxville, TN. Reverend Leroy Franklin officiating. Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. the entombment will commence at Berry Highland South where a white dove release will conclude the service. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be sent to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 404 BNA Drive Building 200 Ste 102, Nashville, TN 37217, in memory of Rubye L. Dave Baxter. Professional arrangements entrusted to Patton Funeral Home, Brian L. Buckmon, LFD 1-800-824-8283 or 

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