Leda Marie Baxter Burroughs


Leda Marie Baxter Burroughs, 66, of Malone, Florida died at her residence Friday, May 26, 2023. She was born in Amarillo, Texas on August 21, 1956 to Preston and Lois Baxter; but was raised in Jacksonville, Florida. In 1974, she moved to Malone, Florida where she met the true love of her life, Herman Burroughs. They were married on June 28, 1978 and lived out the duration of her life in Malone. She worked for many years at Malone City Café, meeting and making many friends throughout the years. She loved spending time there. After leaving the café she enjoyed spending time with family and playing board games on her computer. She was one of Elvis Presley and Jarome Jackson’s biggest fans. She was loved by so many and will be dearly missed. She was preceded in death by her mother, Lois Baxter; sister-in-law, Helen Anderson; mother and father-in-law, Ina and Ralph Burroughs. She is survived by her husband of 44 years, Herman Burroughs; daughter, Melissa “Missy” Anderson; father, Preston Baxter; sisters, Patsy Baxter, and Terry Hatcher; sister-in-law, Louise Paterson; grandchildren, Austin Anderson, Preston Beall and Colby Mead; special niece and nephew, Leslie Burch and Robert Rogers; special friends, Rusty and Mary Carroll Murdock, Tim Herring, Michele Syfrett (Danny) and Michel John and Lynn Carr. Graveside funeral service will be 10:30 AM Wednesday, May 31, 2023 at Collins Chapel Cemetery in Malone, Florida with Rev. Ed Ham officiating and James & Sikes Funeral Home Maddox Chapel directing. The family will receive friends from 10 AM until the time of service at Collins Chapel Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.jamesandsikesfuneralhome.com


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