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Renelda I. (Bailey) Erwin

October 17, 1930 ~ April 10, 2019 (age 88)


Renelda I. Erwin, 88, of Terre Haute passed away Wednesday April 10, 2019 at 2:22 am in Meadows Manor North. She retired after 30 years as the cafeteria manager at Riley Elementary School. She was born October 17, 1930 in Warrick County, IN to Alvia Bailey and Stella (Shrode) Bailey. Renelda is survived by a daughter, Peggy Summers (Jim) of Terre Haute; a son, Larry Erwin (Francis) of Wildwood, MO; grandchildren, Adam Erwin, Karen Pyatt (Ben), Joseph Summers (Crystal), and Alison Dykes (Kevin); great-grandchildren, Audrey and Alex Dykes, Cameron (Kristen) Summers and Caitlyn Summers, Christian Pyatt, Brooklyn Pyatt Landon Pyatt, and Emma and Anna Erwin; a brother, Paul Bailey and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Everett Glen Erwin who died March 7, 2005, a son Danny Erwin and seven brothers and one sister. Renelda was a member of the former Victory Christian Church and she was a member of the Vigo County Cook’s Association. Visitation is Friday April 12, 2019 from 4:00 until 8:00 pm in DeBaun Springhill Chapel with funeral services on Saturday April 13, 2019 at 11:00 am in the funeral home with Reverend Joseph Summers officiating. Burial will be in Highland Lawn Cemetery. If friends so desire memorial contributions may be made to either the American Lung Association, the American Cancer society or the Byesville Assembly of God Church in Byesville, OH. Online condolences may be left at


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April 12, 2019

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
DeBaun Funeral Homes & Crematory
85 E Springhill Drive
Terre Haute, IN 47802

Funeral Service
April 13, 2019

11:00 AM
DeBaun Funeral Homes & Crematory
85 E Springhill Drive
Terre Haute, IN 47802

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