Obituaries detail

Gaylen Jean Baldwin
Dec 12, 1951 - Jul 27, 2020

Gaylen Jean Baldwin, born 1951, of Raytown, MO was called home on Monday, July 27. She was surrounded by family as she peacefully passed away due to complications from a heart attack. She was preceded in death by her mother, Joyce Hill and her father, John A. Hill Jr.


Gaylen dedicated more than 30 years of her life to civil service, working for the Social Security Administration. Growing up she was a member of Job’s Daughters and attended Raytown Senior High School, graduating in 1970. Later in life Gaylen became involved in Cub Scouts with her sons. She was also an avid baker, and enjoyed making and sharing cookies during the holidays. Gaylen enjoyed crafts as she got older, trying hand at stained glass and beadwork.


She is survived by her two sons Jakobb and Joshua (Patricia), brother John A. Hill III (Susan), sister Diane DeLong (Jim), two grandchildren Madison and Gavyn, and several nieces and nephews.


In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in Gaylen’s name to the National Kidney Foundation or ASPCA. 


Gene and Jan Hawes Jul 30 ,2020

Mother and father to Trish ,Pleasant Hill ,Missouri

We are so sorry for your loss. Words just don’t describe how we feel for all of you. God bless you and know we are here for you.

Terri Shelton Jul 30 ,2020

Friend ,Lee's Summit ,Missouri

I was so sorry to hear of your Mom's passing! I will relish in our recent visit at the Macy's store and take her advive that particular day,in great reverence! My thoughts and prayers to you, Jake and your family!

Deborah Hanlen Jul 30 ,2020

Cousin ,Richland ,Washington

I am so very sorry that Gaylen has passed. I know her health issues have taken their toll on her. I know what a huge hole her passing has left in your lives. She and her family are in my thoughts and prayers. Thinking of her and all of you.

Theresa Odneal Aug 02 ,2020

Sister in law ,Liberty ,Missouri

So sorry to hear about your loss. I can only send my prayers and good thoughts.God bless you and the boys.