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Ruth Gladys Poe Baum
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Birth: Jun. 6, 1901
Fayette County
Illinois, USA
Death: Apr. 21, 1985
Decatur
Macon County
Illinois, USA

DECATUR HERALD & REVIEW - 22Arp1985 - BAUM
Mrs. Walter B. (Ruth G. Poe) Baum, 83, 0f 461 N. Church St. died 1:42 p.m. Sunday (21Apr1985) in Decatar Memorial Hospital.
Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday in Dawson & Wikoff Funeral Home, with visitation 7 to 9 p.m. Monday. The body will be cremated.
Mrs. Baum was born near Vandalia, daughter of David J. & Sarah Poe. She was a seamstree for over 37 years & a member of First Church of Christ, Scientist. She married Walter B. Baum in 1920. He died in 1963.
Surviving are her son, Bernad A. of AZ; daughter, Virginia Laursen of Decatur; brother, John Poe of Decatur; sister, Rosa Doty of Decatur; 9 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren.
Two brothers & 2 sisters preceded her in death.
 
 
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 Parents:
  David Jeremiah Poe (1856 - 1939)
  Sarah Olive Atteberry Pruett Poe Dunn (1866 - 1935)
 
 Spouse:
  Walter Bernard Baum (1900 - 1963)*
 
 Siblings:
  Laura Belle Poe (1884 - 1964)**
  Warren Albert Pruett (1885 - 1928)**
  Elizabeth Boliard (1886 - 1932)**
  Abbie Nora Pruett Thomas (1889 - 1952)**
  Martha Ann Pruett Brown (1892 - 1978)**
  Ruth Gladys Poe Baum (1901 - 1985)
  John William Poe (1903 - 1993)*
  Roy Atlas Poe (1906 - 1977)*
  Rosa Luella Poe Doty (1909 - 1994)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
 
Created by: Sue Bergandine
Record added: Sep 18, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76726527
 

 
 
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