The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)


June 20, 2013

Marilyn Baucom

Thursday, June 20, 2013 — Marilyn Louise Howard Baucom, 88, of Oakboro, passed away June 15, 2013, at CMC-Northeast, Concord.

The family received friends at Mineral Springs Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, Oakboro, on Tuesday, June 18, 2013, from 3-4 p.m. The funeral service  followed at Mineral Springs Baptist Church on Tuesday, June 18, 2013, at 4 p.m. Rev. Rod Denny and Rev. Kinney Wallace officiated. The burial followed in the church cemetery.

At other times the family will meet at the home of her daughter, Carolyn Clontz.

Born May 13, 1925, in Stanly County, N.C., she was the daughter of the late Sidney Ellis Howard and the late Odessa Collette Howard. She is also preceded in death by her husband, Julius Roy Baucom in 1986, and her son, Danny Max Baucom, in 1998.

She is survived by her daughter, Carolyn Clontz and husband Harold of Oakboro; grandchildren, Michael Baucom of Lenoir, Scott Clontz of Oakboro, Julia York and husband Caleb of Oakboro; daughter-in-law, Beverly Baucom of Oakboro; brother, Edward “Bill” Howard and wife Margie of Oakboro; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was a homemaker who loved gardening and working in her flowers. She enjoyed each day and all the simple joys that life brought.

Memorials may be made to Mineral Springs Baptist Church, 4694 N.C. 205 S., Oakboro, NC 28129.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Albemarle is serving the family.

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