Margie Marie Baxley October 28, 1923 - October 28, 2013 Margie Marie Baxley, loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, 90, of Visalia, passed away on her birthday the night of October 28, 2013. She was born in Fresno, CA, to Virgil and Dollie Trewhitt on October 28, 1923. Margie attended high school in Bakersfield and Tulare. She married Stanley Swall in 1941, and together they raised four sons. Her second marriage was to Warren Baxley in 1978, and they spent a wonderful 25 years together. Margie owned a beauty shop, Margie's Beauty Shop, where she styled hair until the age of 80. Margie was a very social woman and loved being in the company of others. In her earlier years, she enjoyed being in the sorority, Theta Tau Theta. She always looked forward to playing bridge. Spending time with her friends and family was Margie's most treasured pastime. Margie is survived by her four sons: Doug Swall of Visalia, Don Swall of Fresno, Bill Swall of Vacaville, and Steven Swall of Visalia. She is also survived by eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband, Warren Baxley, and great-granddaughter, Sophie Dyche. A sincere thank you is extended to the staff at Quail Park Memory Care Residences for their loving care over the past year. Additionally, we thank Hospice of Tulare County for their support. A memorial service will be held at Miller Memorial Chapel, 1120 West Goshen Ave, Visalia, at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, November 8, 2013. Burial immediately following at Visalia Cemetary. Miller Memorial Chapel 559-732-8371 www.bakersfield.com/obits
This obituary was originally published in the Bakersfield Californian.