Jean Baird Michael
Jean was born October 8, 1928, in Watauga County, a daughter of the late Stanley and Zenia Baird. She was secretary for her late husband's company, Dale Michael's Construction in Woodbridge, Va.
Jean is survived by her niece and special caregivers, Jennie Williams and husband, J.B., and Virginia Yates and husband, Andrew; and one sister-in-law, Mrs. Clay Frances (Baird) of Gainsville, Fla. She is also survived by a number of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dale Michael; two sisters, Dessie Ward and her husband, Lee, and Obie Rominger and her husband, Fred; two brothers, Mitchel Baird and Clay Baird; three half-brothers, Earnest Baird, Dexter Baird, and Floyd Baird; three half-sisters, Florence Phillips, Alice Townsend, and Virginia Dare Cannon; one infant brother, and one infant sister.
Funeral services for Jean Baird Michael will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 20, 2014, at Hampton Funeral Home Chapel. The body will lie in state at the chapel from 10 until 11 a.m. Officiating will be the Rev. Harvey Presnell, the Rev. Joel Cook, and the Rev. Michael Falkner. Entombment will follow in the Michael Family Mausoleum in Mount Lawn Memorial Park and Gardens.
The family will receive friends from 10 until 11 a.m. on Thursday at the funeral home, prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Matney-Liberty Cemetery Fund, in care of Vanessa Rupard, 1078 Upper Crab Orchard Road, Banner Elk, NC, 28604.
Online condolences may be sent to the Michael family at http://www.hamptonfuneralnc.com.
Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.