Dorothy “Dot” Jackson Baldree, of Newport and formerly of Ayden, passed away on Tuesday, February 16, 2021, at Crystal Bluffs Rehabilitation and Health Care Center.
Her funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, February 20, 2021, at Munden Funeral Home, officiated by Rev. Mitchell Parker. Due to the weather, the interment has been changed to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, February 23rd, at the Ayden City Cemetery in Ayden. Friends are welcome to attend the service. For those unable to attend, the family invites you to view the webcasting of the service through her obituary page on Munden Funeral Home’s website. In keeping with the CDC guidelines pertaining to the Coronavirus, those who are ill or at-risk (elderly, immune-compromised) are encouraged to stay home. Additionally, there will be a limit to the number of people in the building at one time, as well, those who attend will be asked to bring and wear a protective mask. Help us honor the family while practicing safe measures. Friends are also encouraged to leave words of comfort to the family through the website. (See link below for the Service Bulletin including the Order of Service.)
Dorothy, or “Dot” as she more affectionately known, was born in Grifton, North Carolina, to the late Luther and Leatha Jackson. She grew up in Ayden/Grifton Community and married the late Gene Baldree. Following his 20 year military career with the United States Navy, they settled in Newport where they were the owners and operators of Baldree Mobile Home Park in Newport. Dot attended Holly Springs Free Will Baptist Church and was a member of the Newport Moose Lodge since 1975.
She is survived by her daughter, Gina Baldree of Newport; son, Doug Baldree of Newport; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m., Saturday, February 20, 2021, at Munden Funeral Home. The same safety guidelines will apply.
As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice.
Family and friends are welcome to submit online condolences at www.mundenfuneralhome.net
Arrangements by Munden Funeral Home & Crematory in Morehead City, NC.
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