August 31, 1932 -- August 10, 2019 (Age 86)
Obituary and Service Details
Rev. Betty June Baxter 86 of Newton died Saturday, August 10, 2019, at Pardee Hospital in Hendersonville. Born Wednesday, August 31st, 1932 she was the daughter of Bunion Floyd Devine and Mary Elizabeth Devine. She gave her whole life to ministry serving the entire IPHC (International Pentecostal Holiness Church) worldwide in Romania, Ecuador, Germany and other countries. She loved to travel and eat out. Betty and Faye Penland were co-workers in evangelism for many years. They were loved every where they ministered.
A brother, Kenneth Glen Devine and wife Martha of Atlanta; two grandchildren, Scott Elliott Baxter and Kimberly D. Arroyo; several great grandchildren and her friend and caregiver, Linda Dills of Greenville, SC survive her.
A son, Hugh Baxter, Jr., brothers, Ernest Devine, Ray Devine and Billy Devine; sisters, Inez Bray, Nellie Simmons, Stella Ikard and Nancy Bumgarner preceded her in death.
The funeral will be 2:00 pm Wednesday August 14, 2019 at Living Word Pentecostal Holiness Church in Maiden with Rev. Faye Penland, The Rev. Dr. Brenda Grasty and Bishop Michael Ainsworth officiating. Burial will follow at Maiden City Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 1-2:00 pm Wednesday August 14, 2019 at the church.
Memorials may be made to World Missions Ministries at Cornerstone Conference, 7545 US 29 Brown Summit, NC 27214.
Please sign the online guestbook at www.jenkinsfuneralhome.net. The Baxter family has entrusted arrangements to Jenkins Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Newton 828-464-1555.