|Birth: ||Mar. 27, 1935|
|Death: ||Aug. 30, 2014|
Johnnie L. Baird
Services for Johnnie L. Baird, 79, of Big Sandy, will be held 5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, at Croley Funeral Home Chapel in Gilmer, with Bro. Chad Lee officiating. Interment will follow in Chilton Cemetery in Big Sandy. Mr. Baird passed away on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in Tyler.
He was born March 27, 1935, in Big Sandy to J.W. and Edith Baird.
Johnnie served in the Army, was a Master Mason and 50-year member with the Big Sandy Masonic Lodge. He was a former mayor of Big Sandy, a member of Gilmer Country Club where he enjoyed playing golf, and an elder at the Big Sandy First Christian Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, J.W. and Edith Baird, and his wife, Betty Baird.
Johnnie is survived by his sister, Shelva Barrow; niece, Barbara Davis; nephew, James Barrow; special friend, Shirley Edmondson; stepchildren, Margie Wilding, Charlie Carlton and Lawton Carlton.
Visitation will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. Monday, prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Big Sandy First Christian Church, P.O. Box 1124, Big Sandy, 75755.
From THE TYLER (TX) TELEGRAM (9/01/2014)
John Wesley Baird (1914 - 2002)
Edith Lorene Baird (1917 - 2001)
Betty Sue Elam Carlton Baird (1932 - 2005)*
Created by: Jackie M. Isham, Sr.
Record added: Nov 10, 2008
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