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Lillian Baugh Lillian Powell Baugh was born on April 13, 1918 to her proud parents Norvin and Mina Powell. She entered eternal life on June 11, 2014 at the age of 96. Lillian was born in Corcoran, California and went to the first African American township school for a short time in Allensworth, California, before moving to Tulare, California. Lillian went to beauty school in San Francisco, California and worked as a beautician for 60 years. While she was attending beauty school, she met her future husband James Baugh. They had three children and shared 63 wonderful years of marriage until he preceded her in death. In addition to her husband, she was also preceded in death by her son James Baugh Jr., her daughter Shirley Johnson and her beloved nephew Ethan Powell. Those she leaves to mourn are her daughter Beatryce Alexander and husband Albert, her brother-in-law Richard Baugh, many grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She also leaves her best friend and side kick of more than 60 years Stella Woods. Lillian was a faithful member of New Mt. Olive Baptist Church and Eastern Star Darcus Chapter #44. She was also member of the California Association of Alpha Chi Phi Omega Sorority, an organization for beauty salon owners and teachers. Visitation will be 12-8 pm, Thursday, June 19, 2014 at Peers Lorentzen Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be at 1 pm, Friday, June 20, 2014 at New Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 505 S. U St. with burial following at Tulare District Cemetery.

Published in Visalia Times-Delta and Tulare Adv-Register on June 17, 2014
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