Carol Baxa

Carol Ann Baxa, 65, of Buckhannon, died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, in Broomes Island, Md., at the home of her brother in the company of her family.

She was born Feb. 10, 1947, at San Diego, Calif., a daughter of the late Carrel E. and Anna Lea Morgan Suder.

On Dec. 19, 1963, she married Sherman Wesley Baxa Jr., who survives.

Also surviving are one daughter, Stephanie Ann Frankenfield and husband, Robert, of Upper Marlboro, Md.; one son, Christopher Blaine Baxa and wife, Tara, of Owings, Md.; two grandsons, Christopher Blaine “CJ” Baxa Jr. and Cody Wesley Baxa, both of Owings, Md.; four granddaughters, Rebecca Ann Stickell and husband, Joseph “JP,” of Brandywine, Md., Rachel Ann Frankenfield and Brittany Michelle Frankenfield, both of Upper Marlboro, Md., and Erika Renee Baxa of Owings, Md.; one brother, Monzel Lawson Suder and wife, Amber, of Broomes Island, Md.: and two nephews, Monty and Scott Suder, both of St. Leonard, Md.

Mrs. Baxa was a school bus driver for Prince Georges County, Md. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of Frank B. Bartlett Post American Legion and an active member of Sand Run Baptist Church of Excelsior.

Friends will be received Friday, Jan. 11, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home. She will lie in state from 10 a.m. until 12 noon Saturday at Sand Run Baptist Church with a funeral service at noon with the Rev. Donald Butcher officiating. Burial will follow in Sand Run Baptist Cemetery in Excelsior.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Sand Run Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, Rt. 2 Box 137-B, Buckhannon, WV 26201. Online condolences may be made to the family at Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.