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Shirley Temple Wilkins Baldwin
  • Oak Grove Baptist Church
    8096 Leedstown Road
    Colonial Beach, VA 22443
  • American Heart Association
    4217 Park Place Court
    Glen Allen, VA 23060

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“My deepest condolences to Bruce and the rest of Shirley's family and friends. It saddened me to hear of Shirley's passing. We worked together at the...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Marcia (Fortson) Reid - DC

“Shirley was a blessing to many, and I'm glad I was able to know and love her, she is truly the epitome of a Proverbs 31 woman.To Bruce, my son Daniel...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Roger Hensley - Kalamazoo, MI

“It was wonderful to have known Shirley. I feel so sorry about her passing. We will keep her family, including in our prayers. ”
3 of 15 | Posted by: George & Marge Brandel - VA

“Bruce, I am so sorry for your loss! Nancy Busick ”
4 of 15 | Posted by: Nancy Busick - Colonial Beach, VA

“We are so sorry to hear about Shirley's passing. We will keep Bruce and the family in our prayers. ”
5 of 15 | Posted by: Ed and Nancy Freil - Lanham, MD

“Will always remember Mrs. Baldwin welcoming me or my sisters to her home in Golden Beach. Once making our way around all the lawn mowers that Mr....Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Denise Buczek - Dana Point, CA

“Thoughts and prayers to the family. Shirley was a very special person. She was always willing to help in any way that she could. She will always...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Dal Mallory - VA - Family Friend

“May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family, today and always. ”
8 of 15 | Posted by: American Heart Association

“Bells are ringing. As another Angel got her wings. My deepest condolences go out to my sweet Baldwin Family. Yes, Tomorrow is not promised for no one...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Cathy Suite-Coburn - Tallahassee, FL

“Bobby, Butch and I are sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. May you and your family find peace at this time of remembrance. Junior ”
10 of 15 | Posted by: Wil Bowler - Fredericksburg, VA

“I love this picture of Shirley. She looks relaxed, coordinating her beautiful colors, and at peace. That is how we experienced her: kind, warm,...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: Sonya Stagnoli Christie - VA

“Shirley was a wonderful person. I only knew her a short time, but she was always friendly, happy and fun to be around. She will be missed. Carolyn...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: Carolyn Vaden - King George, VA


13 of 15 | Posted by: Wes, Jennifer, and Evan Canady - GA

“I have been so blessed to have Shirley in my life. Growing up her and her family coming to Michigan to visit was a highlight that I will always...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: Kerry Lynn Elieff - Potterville, MI

“Cindy and family, I'm so deeply sorry for your loss. My sincere condolences to you all. ”
15 of 15 | Posted by: Pam Espina - Lexington Park, MD


Shirley Temple Wilkins Baldwin, 80, passed away on August 7, 2017, in Virginia Beach, Virginia. She was born, raised and resided at Troy Farm in Leedstown. She was employed with the Tri County Council in Maryland and retired as an executive secretary from American Federation of Teachers and Nurses Union (AFT).

She was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church, active member of the water aerobics "Aqua Ladies" at the YMCA in King George, and a member of a canasta group. She and her dog, Chico, visited the nursing homes and libraries where Chico was a therapy dog.

She is predeceased by her parents, Myrtle Guthridge Wilkins and Robert Lee Wilkins; brothers, Kirkland and Marvin Wilkins. She is survived by husband, Bruce, and they have been married just shy of 60 years; daughters, Cindy Perrell (John), Sherri Dutton (Michael), Kathleen Wilson (Bradley); son, Robert Baldwin; 12 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren with one on the way; numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, August 10, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Oak Grove Baptist Church. Services will be held on Friday, August 11, at 11:00 a.m. with visitation one hour prior to the service at Oak Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Randall Snipes officiating. Burial will follow the service at St. Peters Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Oak Grove Baptist Church and/or American Heart Association. Condolences may be left for the family at www.storkefuneralhome.com.