Geraldine Olivia Williams Baldwin, 90, passed away on August 10, 2019, in Chattanooga.
She graduated from Booker T. Washington High School where she was a team leader and played basketball. She was a member of Pierce Avenue MB Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dee Baldwin, Jr.; parents, Hillard and Helen Williams; step-mother, Myrtle Williams; children, Bobby Battle and Lamon Baldwin; brothers, Junior, James and Leroy Williams; sisters, Evelyn, Rose, Dorothy, Mary Frances and Carolyn Williams.
She leaves to cherish her memory five children, Charles E. Williams, Andrew A. Williams, Marilyn K. Williams, Sylvia V. Clark and Carolyn W. Wright; one brother, Thomas Williams; six sisters, Barbara Williams, Bobbie Williams, Christine Williams, Patricia Williams, Virginia Williams and Linda Rice; son in law, Rev. William H. Clark; 10 grandchildren, Chetara, Antrovia, Erin, Ericka, Charles, Andrew, Mia, Lamon, Shonelia and Deanna; great grandchildren, Leah, Zaria, Curtis, Anastasia and Alexander and 10 more great-grandchildren and host of family and friends.
The body will lie in state after noon on Thursday, Aug. 15, at the funeral home. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 16, in the chapel. Interment will be in Chattanooga National Cemetery.
Arrangements are by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 423 622-9995.