Shirley May Baxter O'Dell

May 20, 1934 ~ March 24, 2021

Born in: Beacon, New York
Resided in: Beacon, New York

Shirley May Baxter O’Dell, 86, a life-long Beacon resident, was Called Home to be with her beloved husband on March 24, 2021 at her home. She was born on May 20, 1934 in Beacon, the daughter of the late John W. & Evelyn (Mullen) Baxter.
On May 14, 1955 in Beacon, she married Stanley E. O’Dell, who predeceased her on May 9, 2018 after 63-years of marriage.
Shirley loved baking and crocheting. She was a collector of teacups and blown glass. Shirley was an avid fan of General Hospital and Jeopardy, never missed an episode.

Shirley is survived by her children: Lynn M. Rogers and her husband Joseph of Poughkeepsie; Susan McNair and her husband Terrence of Beacon; Stanley E. O’Dell Jr., and his wife Jonna of PA; Mark O’Dell and his wife Christine of Hopewell Jct; She is survived by his 9 grandchildren: Steven, Joseph, Angela, Tiffany, Michael, Cassandra, Zachary, Francesca, Rebecca; Her 15 great-grandchildren: Steven II, Marcus, Jazmyn, Iiya, Thea, Darrius, Rachael, Jayon, Daniel, Samantha, Sebastian, Ariel, David, Melivia, Amelia; and also several nieces & nephews. She is also survived by her sister Rose Lobb of Wappingers Falls.

Along with her husband Stanley, she was predeceased by her brothers John and William Baxter.

Shirley will be remembered as a dedicated wife, loving mother and beloved grandmother.

The family will receive friends on Monday, March 29th from 10:00am to 12:00pm at the LIBBY FUNERAL HOME, 55 Teller Avenue, Beacon, where a Funeral Service will be held 12 NOON, followed by interment at the Fairview Cemetery, Washington Avenue, Beacon. To offer condolences, please visit:


Visitation: March 29, 2021 10:00 am - March 29, 2021 12:00 pm

Libby Funeral Home
55 Teller Avenue
Beacon, NY 12508

Funeral Service: March 29, 2021 12:00 pm

Libby Funeral Home
55 Teller Avenue
Beacon, NY 12508

Burial: March 29, 2021 1:00 pm

Fairview Cemetery
375 Washington Avenue
Beacon, NY 12508

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  1. Kasha Morgan says:

    My condolences go out to the Lynn, Sue, Stanley, and Mark and the rest of the family. May she rest in peace

  2. Renee Boyd says:

    Rest in HIS arms.

  3. Pat Baxter says:

    Sincere and prayerful condolences to all Shirley’s family and friends. Pat Baxter ✝️

  4. Linda (Mignault) Greenleaf says:

    We send our deepest condolences and prayers to Shirley’s family. Sincerely, Joseph
    Mignault Jr. and Linda (Mignault) Greenleaf

  5. Jacqueline Arroyo says:

    To Susan and family – our deepest condolences to you and your family. May your memories bring you comfort during this difficult time.
    Dimas and Jacqueline xo

  6. Jill Speedling says:

    Dear lynn ROGERS. N family. My deepest condolences to u and your families w hugs to u luv jill tom n sara Speedling.



  8. Patricia Baxter Rodgers says:

    To Shirley’s family,
    May special memories fill your hearts and allow smiles in the midst of tears.
    Prayers for you all,
    Patty Baxter Rodgers

  9. Julie Simpson says:

    My sincere sympathies go to Lynn and the entire family. With Love and Prayers!

  10. Carol Simpson says:

    Lynn, Susan,Stanley,Mark and families
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
    George,Carol and Lorraine

  11. Granger Lobb says:

    Aunt Shirley we are praying for your safe journey home to Uncle Earl. We pray for the rest of the family here that they are comforted knowing you are with God and your family in heaven.
    With all of our love and prayers

    “Little” Granger and family

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