Betty E. Baldwin, age 82 of Baxter Springs, Kan. passed from this life Tuesday, February 7, 2012 at Kindred Hospital, Tulsa, Ok.

Betty was born June 24, 1929 in Marengo, Iowa to the union of George Allen and Elsie Rita (Kurth) Trimble. She was united in marriage to George Baldwin, November 17, 1962. Betty spent her life loving and caring for her family and friends as a homemaker.

Betty is preceded in death by her parents, husband George Baldwin, and one brother Morris Trimble.

She is survived by two sons, Steve Baldwin of Quapaw, Okla., and Randy Baldwin and wife Caran of Joplin, Mo.; one daughter, Rebecca Green of Mulberry, Ark.; one brother, Melvin Trimble of Waverly, Iowa; one sister, Beverly Allee of Belle Plain, Iowa; along with four grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Friday, February 10, 2012 at Derfelt’s Baxter Chapel. Pastor Truman Brady will officiate. Burial will follow in the Baxter Springs Cemetery. Family will receive friends Thursday evening from 7 to 8 p.m. at Derfelt’s Baxter Chapel. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society in care of the funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed .