Carol N. Baldridge, age 84 of Defiance, passed away early Monday morning, November 4, 2019 at the University of Toledo Medical Center.
She was born on June 22, 1935 to Winston and Alta (Coleman) Dales in Vansant, Virginia. On September 6, 1952 she married Wilmer N. Baldridge, who preceded her in death on October 21, 2009.
Carol was a member of Second Baptist Church in Defiance. She worked for Campbell's Soup Company in Napoleon for over 30 years until her retirement in 1994. She loved spending time with her family and friends, and walking her dog, Hardly.
Carol will be sadly missed by her two sons, Michael (Kimberly Jackson) Baldridge, and Robert (Sarah) Baldridge, all of Defiance, her three daughters, Sherry (Brett) Carmer of Auburn, IN, Cynthia (David) Davis of New Castle, IN, and Tammey (Mark) Norden of Napoleon, Ohio. She also leaves behind 7 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, 4 step-grandchildren, and 2 sisters-in-law, Barb Dales and Lillian Griffith, both of Defiance.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Wilmer Baldridge, brothers, Charlie, Starett, and Kenneth Dales, and her sister, Loretta Ganger.
Visitation will be held from 3-5 pm on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at Schaffer Funeral Home in Defiance. A Memorial Service will follow at 5:00 pm at the funeral home, with Rev. Max Begley officiating.
Memorials are suggested to Defiance Area Hospice. Online condolences can be given at www.Schafferfh.com.
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