Elijah Baldwin Sr.

Published 12:04 pm Thursday, June 10, 2010

Elijah Baldwin Sr. died Tuesday, June 8, 2010, at River Region Medical Center. He was 99.

Mr. Baldwin was a member of St. Luke M.B. Church and was retired from the Corps of Engineers Mat Sinking Unit.

He was preceded in death by two sons, Robert Baldwin and Johnny Baldwin; his parents, Pat and Winnie Price Baldwin; four brothers, Augusta Baldwin, Roosevelt Baldwin, Matthew Baldwin and Joe Baldwin; and five sisters, Mable Baldwin, Matilda Baldwin, Josie Baldwin, Winnie Baldwin and Rosie Baldwin.

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Survivors include his wife Ethel Baldwin of Vicksburg; a son, Elijah Baldwin Jr. of Greenwood; a daughter, Ethel Baldwin Dixon of Clinton; 13 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives, including the Stamps, Anderson, Dixon and Rogers families. W.H. Jefferson Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.