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Madolyn Henderson Baldwin
Madolyn Baldwin, 92, of Vienna, passed away Friday, Dec. 3, 1999 at Vienna. She was born Oct. 9, 1907, near Vienna, a daughter of
Charles Marvin and Lucy Terry Henderson.

Mrs. Baldwin was preceded in death by her father in 1943; her mother in 1969; a brother, Francis Loyal (Buddy) in 1951; brother Clyde in
1983; and her husband, Carl in 1987.

Madolyn was a teacher in the rural schools of Maries County from her graduation in 1925 until her marriage in 1930 to Carl A. Baldwin.
She taught two terms at Terry School, three terms at Hughes Chapel, and one term at Pleasant Ridge. She managed the Maries Hotel for a time and for 10 years, was Editor of the Maries County Gazette, which they bought from Beauford Colley and later sold to The Belle
Banner. Madolyn was also postmistress of Vienna the three years Carl was away in the Army.

Madolyn, along with Cecil and Juanita Hutchison, Paul Hollenbeck and Tom Coffey, were founders of the Old Jail Museum in Vienna.
She, along with her mother, Lucy Hendrson, were active members of the Maries County Historical Society and the Garden Club.

Carl and Madolyn were "special grandparents" to five nieces and nephews: Howard Henderson, Helen Tipton, Lucille Young, Clyde
Henderson, Jr., and Bill Baldwin. Also surviving are grand-nieces and nephews: Sue Wenger, Terry Snodgrass, Loyal Henderson, Patricia Wombwell, Carl Hendrson, Charles Henderson, Gail Fritz, Linda Cole, Brenda Swyers, Wayne Henderson, Lisa Meyers, Lance Tipton,
Randall Young, Joan Young and Janice Young, and many great-grand-nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held at 1:30 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 5, 1999 at Kordes Funeral Home in Vienna with Rev. Karen Alden officiating.
Burial was in the Vienna Public Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Vienna Public Cemetery. Cards are available at Kordes Funeral Home in Vienna.
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Aleen Louise Parker Hopkins
Aleen Louise Parker Hopkins, 79, was born in Vienna on October 25, 1908, the daughter of Thomas Bayard and Oma Ellen Hutchison Parker and died in the Memorial Hospital in Jefferson City Saturday evening, June 11, 1988.

She was united in marriage to Henry Clay (Jack) Hopkins on January 23, 1931.

She is survived by one daughter, Sherry Wansing of Osage Beach; two granddaughters, Jacqueline Aleen and Heidi LeaOma; two sisters
and brothers-in-law, Virginia and Andrew Buschmann and MaryLea and George Davis of Vienna; and one sister-in-law, Fanny Parker of Vienna.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one sister Bertha Parker, two brothers, William C. and Theron C. Parker and one
sister-in-law, Myrtle Parker.

She was a member of the Vienna United Methodist Church, a member of the Rainbow Chapter No. 263 of the Order of the Eastern Star
for 56 years, the valedictorian of her Vienna High School class in 1926, a graduate of Lincoln University in Jefferson City, with a Bachelor of Science in Education Degree in 1959, an active participant in the family farm business, a school teacher in Maries County for 46 years,
a member of the National Retired Teachers association and ombudsman at the Maries Manor Nursing Home in Vienna.

Aleen remained active during her retirement by quilting, crocheting, embroidering, participating in the Senior Citizen of Vienna, taking fishing
and floating trips on the Gasconade River and volunteering her help at the Maries R-I School in Vienna.

Funeral services were held in the Vienna United Methodist Church Tuesday, June 14, 1988 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Roger Crossgrove officiating.
Burial was in the Vienna cemetery under the direction of the Long Funeral Home of Vienna. Serving as her escorts were Bill, Tom, Joe, Jim and Terry Parker, Michael Buschmann, Bill Davis and Tom Williams. Eastern Star services were given on Monday evening at 7 p.m.
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Jack Allen
Jack Allen, 88, Vienna, died May 11, 1999, at Maries Manor Health Care Center, Vienna.

He was born April 14, 1911, in Vichy, a son of Harvey and Hattie Feeler Allen. He was married Oct. 23, 1936, in Waynesville, to Eleanor
Love, who survives at the home.

He was a member of Vienna United Methodist Church, Vienna; a charter member of Vienna Lions Club; and a member of Vienna Lodge No.
94 AF and AM. He began teaching in 1929 at Feeler School, Maries County, for four years and at Miller School, Phelps County, for one year before coming to Maries R-1 School System, Vienna, where he worked as teacher, coach, bus driver, principal and superintendent for 40 years, retiring in 1975.

Other survivors include: two sons, David Allen, Vichy, and Robert Allen, Rolla; five grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and two step-grandchildren.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Vienna United Methodist Church, Vienna. The Rev. Karen Alden will officiate. Burial will be in
Vienna Public Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Friday at Birmingham-Martin Funeral Home, Vienna, with a Masonic service at 7:30 p.m. Visitation will
also be from 9-10 a.m. Saturday at Vienna United Methodist Church.

Memorials are suggested to Vienna Public Cemetery Perpetual Care Fund or Vienna United Methodist Church.
Jeffries Alia "Jeff" Duffin
Jeffries Alia "Jeff" Duffin, 91, of Vienna, was born on January 9, 1911, at Vienna, a son of William John and Rebecca Ann Noblett Duffin, and died at 7:23 a.m., Friday morning, May 24, 2002 at his residence after passing away in his sleep.

Jeff was united in marriage on January 28, 1933, at Potosi, to the former Miss Lottie Louise Finn, and to the union, three children were born.

He was preceded in death by his wife on November 14, 1984; his infant son, Donald Duffin in 1948; his father on June 26, 1961; his mother on March 3, 1970; one brother, Willard John Duffin; and his sister, Mary Louise Chambers on March 10, 2002.

Jeff was a member of the Vienna United Methodist Church, Coffey Brothers Memorial American Legion Post No. 12 in Vienna, and a United State Army Veteran of World War II. He was a former member of the Maries R-I School Board, serving as Treasurer and the Vienna Lions Club. For many years, Jeff was the manager of the Vienna Girls softball Summer League Team. He led his team in winning 100 consecutive games before a loss and to play in many state tournaments.

In addition to girls softball, Jeff enjoyed gardening, reading, Cardinal Baseball and attending his great-grandchildren's soccer games.

Jeff was employed by the Maries County Bank in 1954, being promoted to the position of Cashier in 1968 and serving in that position until 1992. At the time of his death, he was Chairman of the board of Maries County Bank and Chairman of the Board of Maries County Bancorp, Inc. Always faithful to his trust, Jeff worked daily in the bank until his death.

Survivors include: Two daughters and one son-in-law, Kay and Tom Eads of Vienna and Sue Hollis of Vienna; two granddaughters and grandsons-in-law, Kristy and Terry Helton of Vienna and Anita and John Makings of Marshall; six great-grandchildren, Ashlyn, Trent, Traeton, Taner and Teegan Helton, and Duffin F. Makings; one brother and sister-in-law, Henry "Red" and Virginia Duffin of Vienna; one brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Willard E. "Decky" and Byrnece Finn of Vienna; nephews, nieces and other relatives and friends.

Fond and precious memories of Jeff will long be remembered in the hearts of his dear family and all who knew and loved him.

Funeral services were conducted at 2:00 p.m., Sunday afternoon, May 26, 2002, in the Vienna United Methodist Church with Rev. Karen Alden, pastor, officiating. The United Methodist Church Choir sang "In The Garden", "Amazing Grace" and "Shall We Gather At The River".
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