Friday, August 24, 2012

The following obituaries were received for Friday –

Lovetta M. Baldwin – Bedford
Lovetta M. Baldwin, 90, of Bedford, passed away at 11:36 a.m. on Thursday, August 23, 2012 at I.U. Health Bloomington Hospital.
Born April 13, 1922, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Ralph and Eula (Love) Mikels. She married Kenneth Baldwin on April 28, 1947 and he preceded her in death on June 24, 2005. She retired from GM as a machine operator. She was a member of the Heltonville Veterans, a former Pvt. in the Women’s Army Corps and attended the Free Methodist Church in Bedford.
Survivors include a daughter, Linda Brooking and husband Eddie, of Bedford; three sons, Gary Baldwin and wife Karen, of Bedford, Dale Baldwin and wife Sharon, Dennie Barldwin and wife Tina, all of Norman; grandchildren, Lisa Parsley and husband Jason, of Bedford, Mike Brooking and wife Christie, of Martinsville, Michelle Hicks and husband Brian, Michael Baldwin and wife Megan, Mendy Mullis and husband Isaiah, Elizabeth Mathews and husband Jarrid, all of Bedford, Whitney Baldwin, Nathalie Holley and Tiger Baldwin, all of Norman; great grandchildren Cole and Victoria Brooking, both of Martinsville, Megan and Mariah Hicks and Madeline Baldwin, all of Bedford; a sister, Frieda Wright, of Hemet, CA; sister-in-law, Nellie Mikels, of Bedford, Norma Mikels, of MO; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, daughter Trena Qualkenbush, a son, Danny Baldwin; brothers, Ralph and Kenneth Mikels.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Monday, August 27th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Ronnie McLain officiating. Burial will follow in Mundell Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, August 26th and from 9 a.m. until the hour of service on Monday, August 27th at the Day & Carter Mortuary.
Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book and light a candle in memory of Lovetta at