Rosa Lee (Baldwin) Deig (1937 - 2018)

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Rosa Lee Deig

Rosa Lee (Baldwin) Deig, age 80, of Mt. Vernon, passed away June 28, 2018 at her home. She was born October 3, 1937 in Mt. Vernon, IN to the late Vernon and Margaret (Wells) Baldwin.

Rosa Lee graduated from Mt. Vernon High School. She worked at West Elementary School for 27 years until retirement. After retiring, she enjoyed traveling. Rosa Lee has traveled to all 50 states and took several trips overseas. Many of those trips included seeing her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren whom she loved. She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Mt. Vernon. Rosa Lee was very involved with Bridges of Hope Mission. She also went on several missions' trips with the church. Rosa Lee loved to quilt and had made many beautiful quilts. She was proud to have run several half marathons in her seventies with the group, Team 13.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Glen Upshaw.

She is survived by her husband of 25 years, Beuford; sons, Allen (Denise) Upshaw of New Tazewell, TN, Paul (Brenda) Upshaw of Mt. Vernon, IN, John Upshaw of Eastman, GA; sisters, Violet Holtzclaw and Vonda Ours both of IN; grandchildren, Samantha (Nick) Maxey of Winchester, KY, Matthew (Amanda) Upshaw of Laurel, MD, Stephanie (Chris) Trainor of Thornton, CA, Ashley (Chris) Willis of Vidalia, GA, Quinton (Savannah) Upshaw of Monroe, GA, and Colin Upshaw of Eastman, GA; six great-grandchildren, sister-in-law, Carolyn Upshaw of Indianapolis, IN; and several nieces and nephews of the Deig Family.

Funeral service will be held at 10:00 am, Monday, July 2, 2018, at First United Methodist Church, 601 Main St., Mt. Vernon, IN, with Rev. Matthew Upshaw officiating and burial to follow in Bellefontaine Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm Sunday, July 1, 2018 at Schneider Funeral Home, 512 Main St. Mt. Vernon, IN.

Memorial contributions may be made to Bridges of Hope Mission or First UMC.

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Published in Mount Vernon Democrat on July 3, 2018