OBITUARY: Mary Frances Baird


Mary Frances Baird, age 90 of Lebanon, Tennessee passed away on Tuesday, February 7, 2023.

Mary Frances Baird was born in Lebanon TN to Alma Summers and Herman Barnes.

She worked in Assembly for Toshiba and was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church. She enjoyed being a homemaker, a wife, and raising children with her husband Dick Baird. She enjoyed cooking, fishing, quilting, and talking. She also loved to cross stitch and crochet.

Mrs. Baird is survived by her children: Tony (Tammy) Baird, Bruce (Amanda) Baird, and Renee (Mike) Higgins; grandchildren: Larra (Martin) Bush, Rachel (Stephen) Manning, Landon Baird, Charlie (Sarah) Baird, Kaelyn (Austin) Bryan, and Carter (Annie Whitefield) Higgins; great-grandchildren: Alexis Carlton, Hudson Baird, Harper Baird, Scarlet Baird, Brooks Baird, Braydon Baird, Colin Baird, Houston and Jax Bryan, and Beau Baird; siblings: Jane (Gerald) Griffin and David (Judy) Barnes; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by husband Herman “Dick” Baird, son Larry Baird, granddaughter Meredith Baird, parents Alma and Herman Barnes, and siblings Joe Barnes, Dorothy Davis, Bobby Barnes, Louise Morris, and Charlene Cooper.

The Funeral Service, conducted by Pastor John Hunn, is 5 p.m. Friday, February 10, 2023 in the chapel of Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon TN. The family will be receiving friends at the funeral home on Friday from 2 p.m. until the service at 5 p.m. Interment in Wilson County Memorial is 10 a.m. Saturday, February 11, 2023. Pallbearers: Landon Baird, Charlie Baird, Carter Higgins, Austin Bryan, David Barnes, and Gerald Griffin.

Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon TN, 615.444.9393.


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