Doris Ann Wilkie Baldwin, 78, of Hendersonville passed away Thursday, June 6, 2013 at the Elizabeth House in Flat Rock.
Born in Fletcher, she was the daughter of the late Grover C. Wilkie and Jennie Geneva Dockings Wilkie. She was also preceded in death by her husband, John William Baldwin who died in 2001; granddaughter, Jena Baldwin; grandson, Nathanael Baldwin; and siblings, Margaret Youngblood, Katherine Ruth, Grady Wilkie, Madge Sigman, Claude Wilkie, Violet Wood, Clarence Wilkie and Edith Reed.
Mrs. Baldwin was a resident of Henderson County for more than 60 years and graduated from Fletcher High School in 1952. During her life, she also resided in Virginia, Illinois, California, Florida, South Carolina and Germany. She worked briefly in Washington, DC, retired from Sears and Roebuck in Hendersonville, and was most recently employed by the Henderson County Public Schools in its afterschool program, PSPM, for the last 15 years. She was a former member of Hooperís Creek Baptist Church and current member of Oak Forest Baptist Church in Fletcher.
Mrs. Baldwin is survived by her loving family, her children, Sheila Messer and husband, Charles; Shanel Edwards and husband, Joe; Sherry Baldwin Willis; Shane Baldwin and former wife, Becky Cornwell; and Shannon Baldwin and wife, Beth Senn; grandchildren, Shalon Pierce and husband, Travis; Shauna Williams and husband, Mark; Kendall Edwards; Seth Baldwin; Will Baldwin; and Anna Baldwin; great-grandchildren, Micah Pierce, Noah Pierce and Lathan Williams; brother, Carroll Wilkie; and many nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 3 pm Saturday, June 8, 2013 at Hooperís Creek Baptist Church. Reverend Matt Williamson, Minister Jerry Senn, and Reverend Charles Magnet will officiate. Burial will follow at Pattyís Chapel Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday from 1 -3 PM at Hooperís Creek Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Oak Forest Baptist Church, 484 Jackson Road, Fletcher, NC 28732.
Date: Saturday, June 8, 2013
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm