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  • Gender  Female 
    _UID  B94163DA709FCE45B351155250C8BD1FB881 
    Person ID  I41351  Marshall and Allied Families
    Last Modified  23 Apr 2005 

    Family  David SCALES 
    _UID  FC00515618819C418517D04F8162ACA70AF5 
    >1. Chad SCALES
    Family ID  F14837  Group Sheet

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      MOUNT AIRY - Mrs. Dorothy Brown Baum, 68, of 3470 Riverside Drive, Mount Airy, wife of Mr. James E. "Jim" Baum, died Friday, Jan. 28, 2005, at her home. Mrs. Baum was born in Surry County on Jan. 16, 1937, to Merlin Sparger and Sarah Phoebe Bondurant Brown. She was a loving wife, mother and sister, retired from Cross Creek Apparel, and a member of Hunters Chapel Church. Surviving are her husband, Jim Baum of the home; a daughter, Carol Scales of Charlotte; two sons and two daughters-in-law, Lloyd and Terrie Scales of Ararat, Va., Merlin Scales of the home and Brenda Scales of Ararat; a stepson, James E. Baum of Raleigh; three grandchildren, Chad Scales, Travis Scales and Tiffany Scales, all of Ararat; a great-grandson, David Lee Scales of Ararat; a sister, Elizabeth "Lib" Brown Carter of Mount Airy; a sister-in-law, Edith Brown of Mount Airy; and a special cousin, Jo "Perky" Slate of Claudville, Va. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Baum was preceded in death by a son, David Scales; and a brother, Joe Bill Brown. A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 3, 2005, at Hunters Chapel Church, and be conducted by the Rev. Darren Slate and the Rev. John McCann. The family will receive friends following the memorial service at the home, 3470 Riverside Drive, Mount Airy. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Hunters Chapel Church c/o John McCann, 520 Farmbrook Rd., Mount Airy, NC 27030.