Glenda Sue Baird, 66, Carthage, passed away Sunday, March 3, 2013 in Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, Mo.
Glenda Sue Pitman was born June 24, 1946 in Carthage, the daughter of the late Glen Pitman and Mary Gonterman Pitman. She attended Carthage Public Schools and was a graduate of Carthage Senior High School, Class of 1964. She was employed by the Missouri Highway Patrol, State of Missouri for 18 years, serving as a part time clerk, 12 years as a Driver Examiner, retiring in June of 2000. She married Rick Baird on June 20, 1964 in Carthage, he survives.
Additional survivors include two sons; Jeff S. (Donette) Baird, Lamar, Mo., and Jason T. Baird, Carthage, Mo.; two sisters, Linda (Bud) Haffner, Carthage and Patricia (Leroy) Kisling, Carthage; one brother, Bill (Connie) Pitman, Wyandote, Okla.; three grandchildren, Jessica Baird, Carthage, Joshua and Jamie Baird, Lamar; two great granddaughters, Riley and Jade Cochran, Carthage.
She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Robert Pitman.
Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, March 8 at the Church of the Nazarene, Carthage. Rev. Phillip McClendon will officiate. Internment will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be expressed through www.knellmortuary.com. Arrangements are under the direction and personal care of Knell Mortuary, Carthage, Mo.