Emily Dawn Baxter, 31, of McPherson,  passed away peacefully on Friday, June 21, 2019, surrounded by her family. 

Emily was born on Sept. 26, 1987, in Lyons, and graduated from McPherson Middle School. 

Survivors include: her parents, Dartyle and Steven Salmans of McPherson; five siblings, Jayson Baxter (Ashley) of Lyons, Deanna Mosier (Matt) of McPherson, Jessie Stapleton (Josh) of Dodge City, Wyatte Salmans of McPherson, and Sayge Salmans of McPherson; grandparents, Nolan and Janice Salmans of Hanston, and Robert Sutton of Palmdale, California; five nieces, one nephew, and numerous aunts, uncles, snd friends. 

She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Phyllis Kelley, and her service dog, Glory.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, July 1, 2019, at Stockham Family Funeral Home, McPherson.  The family suggests casual attire and encourages everyone to wear purple, as that was Emily’s favorite color.  Memorial donations may be given to the Leukodystrophy Foundation and sent to New Beginnings, c/o Dawn Golden, 891 Vanguard, McPherson, KS 67460.   

Personal condolences may be sent to the family at www.stockhamfamily.com.