Violet Mary Baldwin
Violet Mary Baldwin, 79, went to be with her Lord on Saturday, January 11, 2020, Mansfield, TX.
Violet was born June 1, 1940 in Switchback, WV, to James and Mary Crockett. She married Carl Baldwin, Sr. and celebrated 59 years of marriage before his death. They had lived mostly in the Bluefield area, and moved to TX in 2015 to be near their son and his family.
Violet and Carl enjoyed visiting and singing with the residents in nursing homes in Bluefield and Princeton. They also ministered in various churches in the area. Violet loved to cook and was known for having delicious recipes. When she made food, there was more than enough for everyone. Violet loved God and her family very much.
She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, and her three brothers Wesley, Leon, and Leonard Crockett.
Survivors: Son, Carl Baldwin, Jr. and wife Anne of Mansfield, TX; daughter, Susan Baldwin of Bluefield, WV; brother, Donald Crockett of Dunkirk, NY; sister, Joyce Fuller of Canandaigua, NY; grandchildren, Elizabeth McGraw of Princeton, WV; Grant and Aaron Baldwin of Mansfield, TX; great-grandchild, Violet McGraw of Princeton, WV; numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be conducted on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at 1:00 PM at the Cravens-Shires Funeral Home Chapel in Bluewell with Rev. Allen Asbury and Rev. Jason West officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Park in Bluewell with family and friends serving as pallbearers.
Friends may call on Wednesday from 6-8PM at the funeral home.
Online condolences will be accepted by
Cravens-Shires Funeral Home in Bluewell is serving the family.
Published on January 13, 2020


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Ray and Charlotte Farris
Jan 15, 2020
We were saddened to learn of Violet's passing. May God comfort you and strengthen you in the days ahead.
Leah Parish
Jan 15, 2020
Your mom was always so nice to me. I will miss her sweet smile. I rejoice with you knowing she is in heaven and having a wonderful time with her Lord and loved ones.
Martha and Tom Lukasik
Jan 14, 2020
So sorry for your loss.God Bless
Verna sipp
Jan 14, 2020
R.Ip violet so sorry for your family and friends rest I. Peace god bless your family
Amy (Crockett) Adams
Jan 14, 2020
A memorial tree was planted in memory of Violet Mary Baldwin.  Plant a tree
Amy (Crockett) Adams
Jan 14, 2020
So sorry for your loss. Aunt Violet and Uncle Carl) always made me feel so welcome whenever I visited grandma in WV. The two of them would always cook up something out of my mind delicious and make me eat eat eat! I loved her very much for that. RIP Aunt Violet
Jan 14, 2020
So sorry for you and your family's loss....