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Mary Loveta Baldwin Heath, formerly of Harrisburg

  • Mary Loveta Baldwin Heath

    Mary Loveta Baldwin Heath

updated: 8/1/2022 10:28 AM

Mary Loveta Baldwin Heath, 81, of Columbia, Tennessee, but who lived most of her life in Harrisburg, returned to her heavenly home on July 25, 2022, at Maury Regional Medical Center surrounded by her loving family.

Mary Baldwin Heath was born to Charlie and Virgie Victoria (Syers) Baldwin on Dec. 20, 1940, in Equality (Eagle Creek Township). She graduated from Equality High School.

She started working for the federal government at the ASCS office in Ridgway, where she met her loving husband, Freddie Gene Heath. They were married April 21, 1962, and her husband preceded her in death on Nov. 30, 2002, after a short battle with pancreatic cancer.

Mary loved her family, loved to cook, enjoyed gardening, but most of all loved taking care of her family.

Mary Heath is survived by her sister, Virgie Marie Baldwin Reiner; her son, George Baldwin of Karbers Ridge; daughter Stephanie Heath Roselli of Columbia, Tennessee; her two grandchildren, Kegan Adam Knoshal (Ambyr Gillin) and Kayla Renee Knoshal Eubanks (Cody Eubanks); a great-grandchild, Beckham Thomas Knoshal, born June 20, 2022, also of Columbia, Tenn.; and many nieces and nephews that she loved.

She and Fred also nurtured two nieces into adulthood, Montana Rose Clifford Isom (Randy Isom) and Dessie Clifford Dunkin (Darin Dunkin).

Mary was preceded in death by loving parents; brothers Charles Robert Baldwin, Lyndell Baldwin, Herschel Baldwin and Herrel Baldwin; and sisters Dorothy Baldwin Manring, Georgia Baldwin Rottelo, Beluah Baldwin, Hazel Baldwin Brumbley, Virginia Baldwin Clifford, Ollie Geneva Baldwin and Edna Baldwin.

Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, July 30, 2022, at Stricklin Funeral Home, formerly Reed Funeral Chapel, in Harrisburg, for friends and all who loved Mary.

The funeral service will begin at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Leavell Hill Cemetery.

Condolences may be left for the family on her obituary page at