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Lewis Allan Baxter

Published: 08/30/2013

Lewis Allan Baxter, born August 17, 1956,  age 57, of Dandridge, passed away Thursday, August 29, 2013, at his home following a lengthy illness.

He was preceded in death by his father, Fred Greer Baxter, brother Anthony Greer Baxter, and nephew Little Bill Turner.

He is survived by his wife Carolyn Barton Baxter, mother-in-law JoAnn Rutherford of the home; mother Mary Ellen Baxter of Newport; daughter Tabitha Baxter Ball of Newport, Crystal (Frank) Duncan of Dandridge; sons Mark Lane, Richard (Missy) Lane of Newport; grandchildren Damion and Olivia Ball of Newport; Taylor (Bradley) Owens of Seymour; Mark Scott Lane and Paylin Lane of Newport; great-grandson Bently Owens of Seymour; brothers Jack (Dale) Baxter, Ralph (Joyce) Baxter, Donald Eugene (Sissy) Baxter, Bobby (Alana) Crum, all of Newport; Danny Phillips of Cosby; sisters Edna Faye (Brian) Ball of Cosby and Jane Ann (Ball) Turner of Newport and a host of nieces and nephews.

Special thanks to caregiver Melissa Ramsey, Smoky Mountain Home Health and Hospice, Dr. Williams, Chaplain Glen Bradley, and Denise Howard.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, September 1, 2013, in Manes Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Marty Eddinger and Preacher Justin Williams officiating. Burial will follow in the Baxter Family Cemetery, Baysinger Road, Newport.

The family will receive friends from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Saturday, August 31, 2013, at Manes Funeral Home.

Family and friends may sign the guest register online at

Manes Funeral Home in charge

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