In Memory of




Obituary for Amy Riddle (Baxley)

A memorial gathering and celebration of life for Drumright resident, Amy Riddle, will be held at a later date in January 2024. Funeral and cremation arrangements are entrusted to the care of Michael’s Funeral Home of Drumright. Visit to share online condolences.

Amy was born in Hemingway, South Carolina on January 25, 1947 to the late Waldo Baxley & Ruth (Purvis) Baxley. She passed from this life in Oklahoma City on November 19, 2023 at the age of 76 years, 9 months, & 25 days. Amy was raised & educated in Toomsboro, Georgia, attended Abraham-Baldwin College, and in 1970 graduated from the University of Georgia with a B.A. in journalism. She moved to Tulsa in 1978 & worked for the Williams Companies, Agrico Chemical until her retirement. After retirement, she managed the Tidal Winery in Drumright for several years while living on a ranch north of Drumright with her husband Jim Riddle. Amy was very active in the Tulsa Chapter Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary, the Tulsa Garden Club, Up With Trees of Tulsa, & the Creek County Master Gardeners. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a Brother: Terry Baxley.

Her remaining family includes her husband: Jim Riddle of Drumright; Daughters: Gina Pelletier & husband Shawn of Owasso – J.J. Ward & husband Greg of Sapulpa; Son: Matt Riddle of Sapulpa; Granddaughter: Kennedy Ward & husband Spencer of Owasso; Grandson: Braden Ward & Fiancé Sierra Scott of Kiefer; Sister: Dawn Baxley of Georgia; Sister-In-Law: Nancy Baxley of Georgia; Brother-In-Law: John Riddle & wife Maryann of Virginia; Nieces & Nephews: Ginger & Chris Colson – Avery & Ryan Lytle - Sherri & Daryl Valentine – Jonathan & Jinny Potter – Glenn & Melanie Baxley – Kyle & Chela Riddle – Allison & Sonny Riddle – Angelia & Frank Riddle; numerous Great Nieces & Nephews; plus cherished friends: Norma Small – Nancy Tholen – Trula Roberson - & Debbie Crall, all of the Tulsa area; and several other relatives and friends.