Mary Genevieve Baldwin, age 91, of Marion, Illinois, passed away Thursday, March 9, 2023 at her home in Marion, Illinois.
Mary was born December 16, 1931 in Scottsboro, a daughter of Charlie and Loretta (Hays) Watson. She married Garland Baldwin in Marion, IL in 1964. Mary had worked at Flukes Restaurant in Marion as a cook and worked at Marion Memorial Hospital in housekeeping for 6 years. She also cleaned residential homes in the area (especially the Vienna area) for 38 years. Mary enjoyed fishing, tending to her house plants, family get-togethers on holidays, and spending time with her family and grandchildren.
She is survived by two daughters, Lily M. Cotner of Marion, IL and Mary Owens of Hyde, PA; one brother, Charlie (Shirley) Watson of Johnston City, IL; and her 13 Grandchildren, 22 Great-Grandchildren, and 5 Great Great Grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband Garland Baldwin; two children, Joann Groves and Herbert Gibbons; her parents, Charlie and Loretta Watson; and 10 Brothers & Sisters.
Visitation will be Wednesday, March 15th, 2023 from 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home. Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, March 15, 2023, 11:00 AM at Mitchell Hughes Funeral Home with Rev. Andy Lee officiating. Burial will follow at Maplewood Cemetery in Marion.