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James O. Baird

October 30, 2017

Mr. James O. Baird age 82 of Tazewell, TN was born February 14, 1935 and passed away October 30, 2017 at the Claiborne Medical Center. He was a member and Deacon of Blairs Creek Baptist Church. James enjoyed farming, gardening, woodworking, reading western novels and writing poetry. He was preceded in death by his: Parents: Wesley and Mary Ann Baird Wife of 51 years: Doris Reba Baird Brothers: Victor Baird, Lee Baird, Elbert Baird and Ben Baird Sisters: Etta Carroll and Lillian Mallicoat He is survived by his: Wife: Eva Jane (Estep) Baird Son: Larry Baird and wife Mary Jo Daughter: Rita Diane Lane Grandchildren: Chance Baird and wife Stacie Wesley Baird and wife Kristi Rita Danielle Branham and husband Jerry William Lane Great Grandchildren: Chelsea Carmack and husband Josh, Damon Baird, Kaley Baird, Andrew Collins, Benjamin Collins, Wyatt Pritchard, Samuel Branham, Stanley Lane, Aubrey Lane and Ian Robinson Great-Great Grandchildren: Madison Carmack and Anna Carmack Sisters: Hazel June Parker Mildred Spradlin Ivey Special friend and physician: Dr. George Day Several nieces, nephews and a host of other loving relatives and friends. The family will receive friends Thursday, November 2, 2017 from 5PM until 7PM with funeral services to follow at 7PM in the Claiborne-Overholt Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Eddie Overholt officiating. Music will be provided by Barbara Hatfield and David Painter. Graveside services will be conducted Friday, November 3, 2017 at 10AM in the Fairview Cemetery. Pallbearers: Chance Baird, Wesley Baird, Damon Baird, William Lane, Justin Estep and Gary Estep Claiborne-Overholt Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family.
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