Della Moine Baird (90) of Salem


Published on December 5 2012 12:24 pm

Della Moine Baird, 90, of Salem died at 1:05pm Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital in Effingham.

Funeral services will be Saturday, December 8, at 10am at Neal Funeral Home in Louisville.  Visitation will be from 6 to 8pm Friday.  Burial in Orchard Hill Cemetery, Louisville.

She was born August 2, 1922 in Louisville, the daughter of Edward Henry and Minnie Belle (Peter) Grahn.  She married James B. Baird, Sr. on April 10, 1941 and he preceded her in death on January 7, 2011.  She was a homemaker, and a member of First Apostolic Church of Salem.

Survivors include sons James Baird Jr. and wife Mary of Altamont and Loy Baird and wife Sharon of Vincennes, daughter, Sandra Byers and husband Terry of sister, Eula Marie Lewis of Bible Grove...grandchildren, Garrette and Amber Baird, Melisa and Jason Mislich, Blake Byers Courtney Hargrove, Isabella Byers and Amanda Nohren...and four great-grandchildren.  She also raised several foster children.

She was preceded in death by her parents...her husband...and two sisters, Mary Charlotte Fowler and Edna Lorene Hale.