Velma C. Baxter (Jones) McDuffie, age 79 of Pineview passed away on Tuesday July 16, 2019 at Crisp Regional Rehab and Nursing Services Center.
A Celebration of Life will be held at Pineview Ga. Community Center on Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 7pm for family and friends.
Velma was born in McNairy County, Tennessee to the late A.D Baxter of Alabama and Ineaz Hampton Milton of Florida. She was raised by her grand parents in Medon, Tennessee. She was a well known member of the Pineview community and is of Christian faith. She owned and operated the old Fast Stop in Pineview, Ga. She then went on to complete studies and acquire a diploma in cosmetology. And then went back at age 52 to earn her GED and earn her CNA certification. She worked for Pineview Nursing Home until she retired. She was greatly loved by her children, grand children and great grand children. Velma was a kind and gentle soul who touched many lives. She will be deeply missed.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, David Baxter of Atlanta,Ga and Danny Ray Sanders of Florida and also two grandchildren and one great grandchild.
She is survived by her four children Dianne (Chris) Jones, Ray (Rene) Jones, Joe Jones, and Andy Jones. She has nine grand children and seven great grand children living. And a sister, Debra Quick of Alabama.
The family may be contacted at (229) 313-9567 or (229) 624-1903 and at the residence 1250 Toms Rd Rochelle, Ga 31079.
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