Pauline D. Baird

Saturday, June 6, 2009

Pauline D. Baird, 94, Roachdale passed away at her home on Thursday, June 4, 2009.

She was born April 15, 1915 to Ray and Myrtle Akers Coleman.

Mrs. Baird graduated from Greene Township School in 1932. She was a member of Roachdale Christian Church, former member of Delta Theta Tau Sorority and Town & Country Home Economic Club. She owned and operated Baird's Regal Grocery in Roachdale with her husband for 17 years. She also worked at Tri County Bank and North Putnam Community School Corp. for many years.

On March 28, 1937 she married Samuel Davis Baird at New Market. He preceded her in death on Sept. 24, 1965.

Survivors include a daughter, Carolyn Byron Gough of Roachdale; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a brother Kenneth Coleman of Waveland.

A son, Ray Baird; two brothers Forrest and James preceded her in death.

Services are planned for Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Roachdale Christian Church, 1 N. Walnut St.

Visitation will be at the church from 5 to 8 p.m. on Saturday. Minister Michael Buchanan will officiate. Burial will be at Brick Chapel Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Roachdale Christian Church.

Servies & Morgan Funeral Home at Roachdale has been entrusted with the arrangements.

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