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 Wilella C “Willie” <I>Elwell</I> Baldwin

Wilella C “Willie” Elwell Baldwin

Knob Noster, Johnson County, Missouri, USA
Death 17 Oct 2011 (aged 71)
Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, USA
Burial Warrensburg, Johnson County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 78763929 · View Source
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Wilella C. "Willie" Baldwin, 72, of Concordia, passed away Monday, Oct. 17, 2011, at St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas City.

She was born Dec. 29, 1939, in Knob Noster, the daughter of Cecil and Lillian (Zink) Elwell.

On June 12, 1960, she was united in marriage to Marion Lee Baldwin.

Mrs. Baldwin graduated from Warrensburg College High in 1958, and then attended Central Missouri State University for two years.

She worked in sales with Avon; then worked as assistant manager of the TG&Y Store in Warrensburg; and then worked as assistant manager of the CMSU Book Store until her retirement on Feb. 1, 2004. After retirement, she worked as manager of K.L. Baldwin Trucking in Concordia.

She was a member of the Johnson County Extension Club; a lifelong member of the First Christian Church in Warrensburg; former member, treasurer and choir director of the Valley City Christian Church; secretary and treasurer of the Zink Family Reunion; member of the Free Spirits; member of the Red Hat Society Scarlet O'Hatters' Chapter of Warrensburg, serving as "Queen Duchess Dolly," and a former member of Sweet Adeline's Warrensburg Chapter.

Mrs. Baldwin is survived by her husband, of the home; one daughter, Cathy Lea Baldwin Jones and husband, Samuel, of Warrensburg; two sons, Kevin Lee Baldwin and wife, Lisa, of Concordia, and Travis Lee Baldwin and wife, Christal, of Pleasant Hill; one sister, Annie Allen of Nixa; one granddaughter, Ana-Ashli Baldwin of Warrensburg; two grandsons, Jacob Lee Blake Baldwin and Marcus Layne Allen Baldwin, both of Concordia; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by four brothers, Harold "Bud," Arthur "Artie," William "Bill," and Robert "Bobby" Elwell; and two sisters, Cecilina Rhodus and Margaret Elwell.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 21, 2011, at the First Christian Church in Warrensburg, with Pastor Jerry Basye officiating.

Burial will be at Warrensburg Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

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  • Created by: Roger Vick
  • Added: 19 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 78763929
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Wilella C “Willie” Elwell Baldwin (29 Dec 1939–17 Oct 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 78763929, citing Warrensburg Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Warrensburg, Johnson County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Roger Vick (contributor 46868454) .