Mrs. Gerada W. Baird, 69, of 1418 W. Williams died at Ottumwa Hospital Friday at 5:20pm where she had ben a patient the past week. She was born April 15, 1899, in Floris, the daughter of Allen H. and Mary Orr Plank, and had spent the early years of her life in Floris. she had formerly lived in the Eldon and Batavia communities and had lived in Ottumwa the past two years. She was a member of Ottumwa Bible Baptist Church. Her marriage to Ray Baird took place March 20, 1920. He survives. Also surviving are one daughter, Mrs. Robert Traux of Clinton; three sons, Charles and Phillip Baird, both of Ottumwa and John Baird of Batavia; eight grandchildren; four sisters, Mrs. Irma Nausbaum of Chicago, Mrs. Oolah Stevens of Englewood, Florida, Mrs. Fannie Hendricks of Ottumwa and Mrs. Mary Taylor of Vancouver, Washington; two brothers, DeWitt Plank of Eldon and James Plank of Anderson, California. She was preceded in death by one son, one grandson and two brothers. Services will be Monday at 2 pm at Ottumwa Bible Baptist Church with the Rev. Billy J. Pool, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Eldon Cemetery. The casket will be taken to the church Monday at 11 am, from the Campbell Funeral Home in Eldon.
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Allen Henry Plank (1860 - 1941)
Elizabeth Mary Orr Plank (1862 - 1939)
William Raymond Baird (1900 - 1982)*
James Raymond Baird (1925 - 1929)*
Charles O. Plank (1886 - 1953)*
Fannie Ora Plank Hendricks (1892 - 1977)*
DeWitt W. Plank (1895 - 1984)*
Gerada W Plank Baird (1899 - 1968)
James J. Plank (1904 - 1976)*
Plot: section 2, row 3, grave 39
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Record added: Oct 11, 2006
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