Rebecca Carraway Baldwin 

Rebecca Carraway Baldwin of Jackson passed away peacefully at home on May 16, 2017, surrounded by her family, after a valiant four-year battle to overcome ovarian cancer.

Rebecca was born May 24, 1969, in Gulfport. She was the daughter of Bobbye and “Gus” Carraway,

Rebecca was preceded in death by her father A.F. Carraway III, her brother Ronald Carraway and her grandparents Mr. and Mrs. R.E. Allums and Mr. and Mrs. A.F. Carraway Jr.

She is survived by her husband Scott Baldwin; her daughter Chandler Kate Baldwin; her son Rush Allums Baldwin; her mother Bobby Allums Carraway; her sisters Pamela Carraway Moore and Susan Carrawy Carpenter (Roy); and many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Rebecca graduated from St. Johns High School in Gulfport and attended Mississippi State University and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Fashion Merchandising and Elementary Education. While at Mississippi State, she was a member of the Phi Mu sorority.

Rebecca was a founding member of “The Bone Pile” tailgating tent, where she spent many happy Saturdays cheering her beloved Bulldogs on to victory!

Rebecca was a sustaining member of the Junior League of Jackson. She was also a member of the JAA, Jackson Academy’s Parent Association, where she served on numerous committees, which supported her children’s activities and sports.

Visitation will be Thursday from 5-7 p.m. at Christ United Methodist Church, located at 6000 Old Canton Road in Jackson. A service to celebrate Rebecca’s life will be Friday at 11 a..m., also at Christ United Methodist Church.

In lieu of flowers, please consider the Georgette and Slim Allums Scholarship Fund at Jones County Junior College, 900 Court St., Ellisville, MS 39437.