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FLORENCE MARJORIE BAUM

Florence Marjorie Baum of Sparta, TN and formerly of Jeffersonville, NY and Homestead, FL, passed away Saturday, January 1, 2011 at NHC of Sparta. She was 89.

The daughter of the late Lester and Marion Fraser Simonson Sr., she was born January 23, 1921 in Camden, NJ.

Mrs. Baum was a full-time homemaker and mom but also worked at Sullivan’s Department Store in Liberty, and later at the Senior Citizens Center in Homestead.

She is survived by her children Janet Klein of Sparta, Edward Baum Jr. of Miami, FL, Russell Baum of Rock Island, TN, Terry Lynn Baum of Quebeck, TN and Cheryl Baum of Youngsville, NY; brother Lester Simonson Jr. of Jeffersonville; 16 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.

A private service will be held at Hunter Funeral Home, Sparta, TN.

Donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation.