Myra Baxter Boyter, 99, passed away peacefully on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2023, in Wetumpka, Alabama. She was born to Belle and Guy Baxter on Oct. 25, 1923, in Clio, Alabama. She is survived by her children Ron (Peggy) Boyter, Jim Boyter, Barbara Corey, and Tommy (Joyce) Boyter, her grandchildren, Jennie Sikora, Scott (Mary Jo) Boyter, Brett (Amanda) Boyter, Justin Boyter, Whitney Mann, Lindsey Mann, Matthew Corey, Drew Boyter, Riley Boyter, Will Corey, Peyton Corey and her great grandchildren, Elijah Sikora, Kaden Boyter, Carson Boyter, Taylor Boyter and Rowan Corey. She is also survived by her sisters Peggy Baxter of Auburn, AL and Annie Rush of Huntsville, AL, her sister-in-law Martha Baxter of Wildwood, FL and many loving nieces, nephews, and extended family.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her sisters and brothers in laws, Faye (Charles) Davis, Billie Shehane Stone, Robert O. Baxter, and Kenneth Rush and her brothers and sisters in law Jack (Margaret) Baxter, Thomas (Rosa) Baxter, Wiley (Frances) Baxter and Rudy Baxter.
Myra was a loving grandmother, mother, sister, and friend to all. She was a devoted registered nurse (RN) for over forty years until her retirement. Myra was a parishioner at Our Lady Queen of Mercy Catholic Church in Montgomery, for more than 50 years and served there in many volunteer capacities over the years including the Alter Guild and Keenagers.
A visitation will be held on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2023, at Frederick-Dean Funeral Home Parlor in Opelika from 10 to 11 a.m. with a celebration of life service to follow at 11 a.m. in the Frederick Dean Funeral Home Chapel.
Frederick-Dean Funeral Home is handling all the arrangements.