LUMBERTON - James Alton Baxley, 85, of Lumberton, passed away Sept. 14, 2013, at Southeastern Regional Medical Center of Lumberton.
The funeral was held on Sept. 16, 2013, at Floyd Memorial Chapel, the Rev. Ed Wilcox officiated. Entombment will be 11 a.m. today at Floyd Memory Gardens in Lumberton.
He was born in Robeson County on Dec. 12, 1927.
He is survived by his wife, Gladys Turner Baxley of the home; his son, James E. Baxley and wife Phyllis of Lumberton; his daughter, Kathy Lamb and husband Jamie of Lumberton; two brothers, W.C. Baxley and Junior Lee Baxley, both of Fairmont; a sister, Jimmie Ree Edwards of Rocky Mount; three grandchildren, Tracy Lynn Smith, Jimmy Wayne Baxley and wife Regina, and Junior Freeman and wife Amy; five great-grandchildren, Jimmy Deion Baxley, Amber Gail Smith, Melissa Miranda Baxley, and Jayden and Jaylee Freeman; and a step-great-great grandson, Kalem Peterson.
The visitation was held on Sept. 16, 2013, at Floyd Mortuary & Crematory Inc., 809 E. Fifth St. in Lumberton.
On-line condolences may be made by visiting: www.floydmortuary.net.