Dorotha Mae (Mobley) Baxter, 83, of Linton, and formerly of Bloomington, passed away Saturday evening at the Glenburn Home in Linton.
Born Aug. 20, 1923, in Morning Sun, Iowa, the daughter of Fred Monroe and Jennie Ethel (Bradley) Mobley.
She received her Masters Degree in 1974 in Education and Psychology from Butler University. She was a military wife until 1965 and the mother of five beautiful children. She also had worked as a specialist for livestock at the American Meat Institute where she also worked as a broker. In 1980, she decided to go into the field of insurance as an agent. She took many classes in insurance as well as Indiana law. She had a contract with the Indianapolis Public Schools writing contracts for retirement. She also received continuing education with Life, Health and Disability, Medicare, and index and fixed annuities.
Survivors include her four sons, Donald Gene Baxter of Bloomfield; Dennis Earl Baxter of Bloomington, Douglass Allen Baxter of Marietta, GA., and Dwight Wayne Baxter of Indianapolis; one daughter, Dianne Sue (Baxter) Langan of Niceville, FL.; three brothers, Allen Mobley of Lindale, Texas, Leslie Mobley of Bloomington, and David Mobley of Spencer; two sisters, Irene (Mobley) Fitzgerald of Sacramento, CA, and Joan (Mobley) Massengill of Indianapolis, thirteen grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Donald Earl Baxter, whom she married Nov. 17, 1942, and two brothers, Virgil Mobley and Arthur Mobley.
The funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday at Day Funeral Home Chapel in Bloomington with Father John Hall officiating. Burial will follow in Duncan Cemetery in Brown County.
Friends may call at the funeral home on from 4 to 8 p.m. on Thursday.
The family suggest to friends who wish that memorial contributions may be given to the American Heart Association or to the St. Vincent DePaul Society in care of Day Funeral Home.