Originally created 09/18/02

Mrs. Ollie Baughman (AIKEN ,S.C.)



AIKEN ,S.C. - Mrs. Ollie Wilson Baughman, 81, of Parkway South, Aiken died Monday, September 16, 2002, at home after some months of illness. A memorial service will be held Thursday, September 19, at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church with Rev. Dr. Fred Andrea and Rev. Cathy Cole officiating. Interment will be private. Following the service, the family will greet visitors in the church parlor. Mrs. Baughman was a native of Madison County, Ky. She was the daughter of the late Ray Wilson and Eleanor Rupard Wilson. She held degrees from the following schools: Central High School and Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, Ky., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Ky., and the University of South Carolina, Columbia. Mrs. Baughman was employed for three years by South Carolina Womans Missionary Union as Young Peoples Secretary and for five years as a kindergarten teacher at the First Baptist Church of Wagener, S.C. She was employed by the School District of Aiken County for 23 years from which she retired. She was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Aiken where she served as Sunday School teacher, in Womans Missionary Union, on committees, and as a deacon. She was a member of Country Garden Club, Retired Teachers Association and Beta Delta chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma. Mrs. Baughman was preceded in death by her husband of 23 years, Otis Lee Baughman Jr. Surviving are three sons and daughters-in-law, Otis Lee III (Margaret), Spartanburg, Kinney Ray (Teresa), Boone, N.C., Phil Thomas (Nanette), Clarksville, Ga.; seven grandchildren, one great-granddaughter; three sisters, Mary Lou Ellis, Ocala, Fla., Eleanor Kaler, Jacksonville, Fla., Phyllis Reed, Danville, Ky.; two brothers, Frank Wilson, Richmond, Ky., and Tom Wilson, Winchester, Ky. Memorials may be directed to First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 3157, Aiken, S.C. 29802 or Hitchcock Hospice, 690 Medical Park Drive, Aiken, S.C. 29801, or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box K, Aiken, S.C. 29802. The family will greet visitors Wednesday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at Shellhouse Funeral Home, 924 Hayne Avenue, Aiken, S.C. 29801.

The Augusta Chronicle September 18, 2002