Obituary

Virginia Bryant

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English major, English teacher, published author, stained glass artist. Our beloved Mama went to her eternal rest Nov. 9 following a long and valiant battle against Parkinson’s disease and dementia. She was 81 years old.

Born in Tampa, Florida, in August 1942, Virginia took her 5-year-old daughter and moved to California where she met and married Clyde Baxter. In 1975, they packed up and moved to Vaughn where they renovated a chicken barn on Lackey Road into a home.

Family was the most important thing to Mama. Holidays and birthdays with her family, playing Balderdash, and laughing hysterically while trying to eat that darn fruit salad she made are memories we will always cherish.

Virginia was preceded in death by her first husband Jerry Lantz and second husband Clyde Baxter. She is survived by her daughter Mindy Taylor (Dick); son Lloyd Baxter (Sarah); granddaughter Hillary Minor (Jeremy); grandson Nathan Farnsworth (Jennifer); and great-grandchildren Skyler, Lily, Belle and Rolly. It’s not goodbye Mama, only “Later, gator."


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