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 Weldon Baskin, Jr

Weldon Baskin, Jr

Death 7 Aug 1969 (aged 80)
Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi, USA
Burial Vaiden, Carroll County, Mississippi, USA
Memorial ID 5523190 · View Source
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Funeral services held at Vaiden for Weldon Baskin

Last rites for Weldon Baskin were held at Vaiden Baptist Church Friday, August 8, at 3 p.m. Officiating were Revs. J. A. Wade and Kermit McGregor

Burial was in the Vaiden cemetery, with Lee Funeral Home in charge.

Mr. Baskin, who died August 7 in a Jackson hospital, was 80 years old. He had served eight years as a member of the county board of supervisors and was a former Vaiden mayor.

He was married to the late Lucille Wilson Baskin and was a member of the Vaiden Baptist Church.

Survivors are three children, J. W. Baskin, Greenville; R. W. Baskin, Winona; and Mrs. Thomas P. Reynolds, Greenville; two sisters, Mrs. E. C. Humphreys, Jackson, and Mrs. E. Cain Baskin, Sr., also of Jackson; and eight grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Vernon Welch, Herman Michie, J. W. Eades, Bryant Nelms, Clarence Pierce, and Willie Crook.

Honorary pallbearers were Frank Wiley, Claude Hatcher, Dr. H. R. Power, Joe Herring, Howard Armstrong, Percy Bennett, Vernon Anderson, B. W. Holmes, Mack Boykin and Robert Baskin.

The Winona Times
Winona, MS
August 14, 1969

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  • Added: 7 Jun 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5523190
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Weldon Baskin, Jr (5 May 1889–7 Aug 1969), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5523190, citing Vaiden Cemetery, Vaiden, Carroll County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by Ron Collins (contributor 14149965) .