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Margaret "Eloise" Hanks Baird
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Birth: Mar. 9, 1921
Christian County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jan. 28, 2010
Christian County
Missouri, USA

Margaret (Hanks) "Eloise" Baird

Margaret "Eloise" Hanks Baird, age 88, Ozark, passed away January 28, 2010. She was born March 9, 1921, in Selmore, the daughter of Claude F. and Muriel (Collins) Hanks.

Survivors include her children, Larry Baird and wife, Linda, Rogersville, Linda Collins and husband, Charles, Ozark, Deborah Rosseau and husband, Walter, Nixa, David Baird, New York City, New York, Janice Privett and husband, David, Ozark, Stephen Baird and wife, Kathy, Dallas, Texas, and Susan Holland and husband, Dwaine, Ozark, Missouri; 16 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Glenna Frazier and husband, Larry, and Dorothy Collins and husband, Russell; two brothers, Bill Hanks and wife, Ruth Ann, and Dennis Hanks and wife, Patsy; numerous nieces and nephews; and many friends.

Eloise was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Barbara Gallant; and two sisters, Jane Sears and Margie Stewart.

Eloise was a lifelong member of Selmore Christian Church and had been a 15 year member of the Utopia Club. She worked at FASCO for 20 years before retiring. Eloise enjoyed traveling, quilting, cross stitching and embroidery. She was an avid reader and puzzle solver. Eloise loved spending time with her family and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, in Adams Funeral Home, Ozark, with Bud Kelley and Ken Beck officiating. Burial will follow in Selmore Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, in the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Selmore Christian Church. 
Family links: 
  Claud F. Hanks (1900 - 1991)
  Muriel Collins Hanks (1902 - 1996)
  Margaret Hanks Baird (1921 - 2010)
  Jane Sue Hanks Sears (1931 - 2008)*
  Muriel Nadine Hanks (1937 - 1937)*
*Calculated relationship
Selmore Cemetery
Christian County
Missouri, USA
Created by: Larry Boyd
Record added: Jan 28, 2010
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Margaret Eloise <i>Hanks</i> Baird
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 Added: Jan. 28, 2010

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