Mrs. Mary Lourene Baird, 90, entered into rest Friday, May 9, 2014.
Mrs. Baird was born in Barrow County. She was the daughter of the late John Williamson and Eula Mae Cruce Parks. Mrs. Baird was a graduate of the Winder Barrow High School. She was a charter member of the Hoschton Church of God of Prophecy and held many positions in the church for many years. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Talmadge Baird; brothers Ernest Parks, Howell Parks, and Roy Parks; and sisters, Pauline Banks, Jennie Mae Sloan, Sammie Hutchins, and Johnnie Smith.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, James Harry and Joanne Baird, Flowery Branch; daughters, Wanda and the late R.B. Stinchcomb, Braselton, and Sara Lewis, Winder; grandchildren, Chuck Stinchcomb, Braselton, Eddie and Kim Butler, Hoschton, T.J. and Angie Stinchcomb, Concord, Chip and Christi Stinchcomb, Flowery Branch, Gary and Dawn Compton, Flowery Branch, Marty and Gena Baird, Gainesville, Brian and Jennifer Freeman, Winder, and Anthony and Karee Fleeman, Winder; 16 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Sunday, May 11, at the Hoschton Church of God of Prophecy in Hoschton. Brothers Thomas Holmes and David E. Smith officiated.
Lawson Funeral Home, Hoschton, was in charge of arrangements.