Sally Jo Baldwin, 73, of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed away Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, at Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Fla.
She was born Sept. 21, 1940, in Danville, Ill., to Max and Edith Baldwin.
Sally graduated from Vienna High School in Vienna, Mo., in 1958. She then graduated from college in Warrensburg, Mo., in 1962; and received her Master’s degree from Appalachian State University in Asheville, N.C., in 1971. Sally came to Port Charlotte in 1962, and began her teaching career primarily in Physical Education in the High School and also in the Jr. High School. She loved all of the many kids she taught and, of course, her seven dogs.
Sally is survived by her two sisters, Barbara Williams of Port Charlotte, and Sharon Wilson of Meta, Mo.; aunt, Peggy Rose of Punta Gorda, Fla.; and multiple nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, at Port Charlotte United Methodist Church, 21075 Quesada Ave., Port Charlotte, FL 33952. Memorial contributions may be made to the Girls’ Athletic Association, Charlotte High, Punta Gorda.