Baxter, Teresa Ann Robinson

Sunday, July 21, 2013
Teresa Baxter
Teresa Baxter

Teresa Ann Robinson Baxter, 49, of Chattanooga, died on July 20, 2013 at a local hospital.  

She had lived most of her life in the Chattanooga area and had spent the last couple of years in Houston, and Chattanooga.  She was a 1982 graduate of City High School and she had worked at Dixie Industrial Coating.  Her passions in life were her family, friends, enjoying life in general, and she was the kind that never met a stranger.

She was preceded in death by her father, Doug Robinson; and ex-husband, Eddie Baxter.

Survivors include her children, Nicole Ledwell, Aaron Ledwell, Jessica Baxter, Adrian Baxter, Melody Kelley, and Joey Ledwell; mother, Linda Robinson; four grandchildren, Jalan Ledwell, Julian Church, Jalicia Ledwell, and Daeshaun Davenport; and fiancé, Bobby Swearingen.

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Memorial services will be held on Wednesday, July 24, at 6 p.m. in the South Crest Chapel.

Arrangements are by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home and Crematory, at the end of Historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.

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