Josephine “Jo” Baldwin
Written by Daniel Davidson on June 9, 2020
Graveside service for Josephine “Jo” Baldwin will be held Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 11 a.m. at Minden Cemetery in Minden, Louisiana under the direction of Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden. Rev. Ronnie Whitlock will officiate.
Jo was born June 9, 1939 in Pulaski, Tennessee to Theodore Pierson and Sarah Ruth Beasley. Jo moved to Enid, Oklahoma in 1945 and in 1957 met and married Billy Baldwin, Sr. who was in the Air Force. After several years they finally settled in Minden, Louisiana. Jo worked for several years at Robertson’s Shoes and then the Bootery Shoe Store until it closed.
Jo’s husband, father, mother and brother precedes her in death. Survivors are Gwendolyn Provaznik and husband Tim of Huntington, West Virginia, son Billy Baldwin Jr. and wife Kelly of Grand Prairie, Texas, grandchildren, John Butler, Jr., Brandon Baldwin, April Baldwin, Jennifer Provaznik, and Duyen Phann, and great-grandchildren, Kameron, Chantel, Tara, Jaden, Evan, Caleb, and Bailey.