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Thelma Mae Baldwin, 95, of Indianola, passed away Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, at Pleasant Meadows Senior Living, Chrisman.
She was born in Indianola the daughter of Bee and Bessie (Murray) Taylor on April 11, 1922.
She was united in marriage to Harold Baldwin on Dec. 13, 1941, until his passing in February of 2011.
Thelma is survived by her son, Steven (Marianne) Baldwin of Ridge Farm; her grandchildren, Stephanie Miles of Ridge Farm, Scott (Paula) Weir of Coulterville, Ill., Heather (Chris) Woelich of De Soto, Mo., and Alan (Ashley) Baldwin of Ridge Farm. She had very special relationships with her great-grandchildren, Trevor Miles, Kayla and Tanner Weir, Steven and Elizabeth Woelich, and Grace and Charlie Baldwin. She also is survived by her sister-in-law, Donna Taylor; her special cousin, Ruby Martin; and cousin, Colletta Johnson. She was preceded in death by her parents; her daughter and son-in-law, Joan & John Weir; her brothers, Wayne, Joe and Eugene; and her grandson, Craig.
Thelma was a homemaker who loved to cook and work beside her husband on the farm. She was well known as a very kind and giving person. Her family meant the world to her. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
A Celebration of Thelma's life will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, at Woodlawn Cemetery, with David Almy officiating.
Memorial donations may be given in her name to Indianola Methodist Church. Sunset's Houghton-Leasure Funeral Home, Georgetown, assisted her family with arrangements. Please join her family in sharing memories through her Tribute Wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com.
Published on September 11, 2017
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