Shirley M. Baldwin
1936 - 2019
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Shirley Mae Baldwin (Simmons), 83 lifelong resident of Gary, IN gained her wings Sunday, September 22, 2019. She was born February 19, 1936 to the late Lucious and Louise Simmons. She graduated from the Mighty Roosevelt Class of 1954. She later married William (Bill) Baldwin where two children were born. Shirley worked for Dr. Carey for 10+ years and went on to work for Methodist Hospital as a unit secretary for 20+ years until her retirement in 1999. She leaves to carry out her memory, her baby girl, whom she loved, Martina (Israel), husband William (Bill), children: Marla and Orlando, seven grandchildren: Temeka (Ornell), Tawana, Krystle, Ashanti, Kirsten (Angel), William, Orlando Jr., 14 great grandchildren; sisters: Anna C, and Ella S.; brothers: Paul (Benny), Edward (Betty), and Robert; special nieces Penny and Judge Deidre Monroe; her buddy Marion Epps, a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends. Visitation Friday, October 4, 2019 from 12-8p.m., family hours from 6-8:00p.m. at the Guy & Allen Chapel. Celebration of life Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Paul MBC 2300 Grant Street, Pastor Howard L. Carter, officiant.



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Published in Post-Tribune from Sep. 29 to Oct. 2, 2019.
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September 23, 2020
Grammie. I miss you so so much.
Devil Eyes
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October 4, 2019
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Paula Nalls
October 4, 2019
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Marla Ballou
October 3, 2019
TO THE BALDWIN FAMILY SO SORRY FOR UR LOSS.SHARED SOME GREAT TIMES WITH MS SHIRLEY OVER THE YEARS.MY DEEPEST CONDOLENCES MARLA AND ORLANDO ON THE PASSING OF YOUR MOTHER MAY GOD BE WITH YOU IN THIS TIME OF SORROW.
Marla Ballou
October 3, 2019
May God bless and comfort you and your family during this difficult period; please accept my sincere condolences.
Linda Barnes-caldwell
October 3, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss. Remember that the God of Comfort cares for you. 1 Peter 5:6,7
October 2, 2019
May God continue to bless and keep all of you. Praying for the family daily. Love you all.

Mary (Dunham) Williams Fmily
Mary Williams
October 2, 2019
Rest in Heaven Aunt Shirley.
Raven Long
October 2, 2019
My deepest sympathy to the family in this time of your dear loss. May you find comfort from family and friends. May you find comfort from the words of Isaiah 51:12 where God tells us, I..I myself am the One comforting you.
M Hayes
October 2, 2019
RIP Auntie Shirley
Tamilla Calloway
October 1, 2019
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Debora Anderson
October 1, 2019
To the entire family of Shirley Baldwin. I would like to extend my sincere condolences, and pray that God will give you comfort during this most difficult time.
George Johnson
October 1, 2019
Evelyn Ervinlong and Family
Lawrenceville GA 30044
May God Bless The Family our Prayers are with you
Evelyn Ervinlong
September 30, 2019
s Johnson
September 29, 2019
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Another soldier's battle down here on earth is over. I can see not only her loved ones who've gone on but her 3 besties Mes Sease Mrs Bunche and my mom waiting to greet her with ipen arms. May God comfort the family and friend's today tomorrow and forevermore. RIP Mrs Baldwin God bless her soul. The Smith/Walker Families
Debra K Smith
September 29, 2019
Grams, I miss you
Devil Eyez
September 29, 2019
Martina and family, I am praying for you all. I know you are hurting but know that Ms. Shirley is so much better, she's resting in the Master's arms. I will continue to pray for you all with love.
Carla Heflin
September 29, 2019
Sharing in Sorry of dearest shirley. Heart overwhelmed.. we stand with you, lifting you up in prayer.. GOD will be with you...
Martha Washington
September 29, 2019
Praying for you all Love you all. Rip Mrs Shirley
Hickson Tara
September 28, 2019
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Connie Crawley
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