Elizabeth Markham Bixby

Elizabeth Markham Bixby

GOWANDA — Elizabeth Markham Bixby age 100 formerly of Gowanda passed away Monday evening December 4, 2023 surrounded by family at her Daughter and Son in-laws home in Fairfield, Montana where she had been residing.

Born in the Markham family homestead in the Town of Perrysburg The daughter of Clarence A. and Estella (Smith) Markham.

Elizabeth married Donald Bixby March 31, 1945 Donald passed away June 3, 2004. Together they had four children; Kay L. Goulding of Fredonia, NY, Richard B. Bixby of Logan , VT. William D. (Denise) Bixby of Howell, NJ and Patricia A. (Kevin) Lytle of Fairfield, MT. 17 grandchildren, 41 great grandchildren , 5 great great grandchildren along with several nieces and nephews and cousins survive .

Besides her husband Donald of 59 years Beth was preceded in death by her 3 brothers; Chuck Markham, Richard Markham and Edward Markham.

As per Beth’s wishes a graveside memorial will be held SATURDAY JUNE 1, 2024 @ 10:30am in the Jolls Cemetery ; Jolls Rd. Perrysburg ( please assemble at cemetery ) where she will be laid to rest next to her husband Donald.

Arrangements are by the SCHINDLER FUNERAL HOME 44 Center St. Gowanda, NY.

If desired, memorials may be made to a local charity of ones choice.