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Julie Anne Edwards Baer

July 14, 1961 - November 28, 2021

Julie Anne Edwards Baer, 60, of Midlothian, Texas, departed this life to her home in Heaven following a courageous battle with cancer early Sunday morning, November 28, 2021.  She was born on July 14, 1961 to Donald Edwards and Ruth (Smith) Edwards in Indianapolis, Indiana.  Julie was a 1979 graduate of Perry Meridian High School in Indianapolis.  She worked various jobs before she met her husband to be, David, at Youth for Christ in Indianapolis.  Julie and David were married on February 19, 1983 in Greenwood, Indiana. 

Growing up, Julie spent weekends boating and water skiing with her family on the Ohio River.

Julie enjoyed solving crossword puzzles, playing family games, birdwatching, Bible reading, her pets, and afternoon drives throughout north-central Texas.

Most of all, Julie loved the Lord, and spending time with her family and grandchildren.  She also had a heartfelt passion for special needs children.  Julie was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend.  She will be missed dearly by those who knew and loved her.

Julie is survived by her beloved husband of 38 years, David Baer of Midlothian, Texas; children, Brittany Schick and husband, Joe of North Richland Hills, Texas, Justin Baer and wife, Randi of Melissa, Texas, and Jacob Baer and wife, Melanie of Gladstone, Missouri; grandchildren, Ella Schick, Briles Baer, Bowen Baer, and Julia Baer; brother, Gary Edwards and wife Carol, of Carmel, Indiana; sister, Kathy Woodall and husband, Rick of Davenport, Florida; and a host of other loving family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, December 4, 2021 at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home Chapel, 2525 Central Expressway North, Allen, Texas 75013. The service will also be live streamed at TJMfuneral.com on Julie’s obituary page by clicking on the following link: https://celebrationoflife.tv/blog/julie-anne-baer.

After the service, the recorded live stream will be available for viewing at the same link location.  Following the service, a procession will make its way to Melissa Cemetery for a committal service.

The family will receive family and friends during a visitation on Friday evening from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

For those who would like to make a contribution in Julie’s memory, a gift fund has been created in her name at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, which can be accessed through this link:  

https://fundraising.stjude.org/site/TR/GiftFunds/GiftFunds?px=7311275&pg=personal&fr_id=39300

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Julie was the most beautiful woman in the world! I have so many great memories with her! I Loved her so much! I will continue to think of her and her family! You will continue to be in my prayers as the days go by. She was so Loved! Now she’s pain free and in the presence of our Savior! Love y’all,
Brenda Wheaton, January 10, 2022 Thoughts and prayers with your family. Mark and Deedee Cleveland, December 12, 2021 We are so very sorry for your loss. Julie was an extraordinary woman and she will be greatly missed. We have many fond memories of the time spent with Dave and Julie, and find peace in the knowledge that she is in the presence of our Lord and Savior. Sending prayers to the family for strength, comfort and peace. Andy and Catherine Laurence, December 6, 2021 I am so sorry for the loss of one you held so dear. I know the world lost a wonderful woman and I hope there is comfort in knowing that Julie carries the love of her family with her on her journey. May God Bless you all. Sherry (John's friend), December 6, 2021 Dear Dave and Family, Daniel and I were so very sorry to hear that Julie passed away. God was showing off when he created her as never a kinder soul would you find in all the world. We really enjoyed our limited time together at First Dallas with you and Julie as our class directors. While I am certain of her incredible heavenly welcome and removal of all pain, discomfort, and exhaustion, I know that those who remain on this earth can find it difficult to know how to begin that journey of understanding and healing. We pray that as you take those first steps you don’t rush along the way but allow God to guide and direct you in the way in which He would have you go. Much love, Daniel and Aimee Dunnam Daniel & Aimee Dunnam, December 5, 2021 Julie will be greatly missed. Love and prayers for Dave and your family until that joyous day when you see her again. Tami Hale, December 4, 2021 Please accept my sincerest condolences for your loss. Heaven is a much better place with Julie in it. Liliane Thomas, December 4, 2021 Thinking of all of you as we celebrate Julie’s life! What a brave woman she was as she lived her life. May you feel the presence of God’s arms around you. My prayers are with you. Peace be with you. (Melanie’s grandmother)
Sharon Woodworth, December 4, 2021 My heart is breaking for your family! Julie was such a sweet, special person! Her fight and faith was a great inspiration to all! I cherish all of our memories. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Tamie Hofstad, December 4, 2021 Please accept my deepest condolences. Dan Karpman , December 4, 2021 My heart goes out to you all! I love each of you dearly. Julie was so much more to me than just my boss. She was a mother to me, a friend, and advisor and someone who loved me unconditionally! For that she will always be cherished by me. Mrs. Julie I Love You Always and Forever. Until we meet again! Love Always,
Dawn Summers , December 4, 2021 To Dave and the family I want you to know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. I remember when I was hire a promise child day care by Julie she was a sweet person insid3 and outside she had love for everyone she ran into. Know that my thoughts and prayers for you and your family. Tanya Waters, December 3, 2021 Dear Dave, family and many loved ones, Jean and I are praying for God's comfort and peace that passes all understanding. We thank God for Julie's life of service to others in Jesus' name. Julie and Dave's faithful participation in our beloved Sunday School class at FBC Midlothian is such an encouragement and beautiful example. It has been such an honor to see their faithfulness to Jesus throughout their journey. What a wonderful testimony! We thank God that Julie is now with Him and that we will join her one glad day! Love and prayers,
Del & Jean Archer, December 3, 2021 Julie and I have laughed many a laugh and cried many a tear together over the years. Her friendship and love meant so much to me and to my sister, Judy. I pray they are together rejoicing their victory over cancer. Her love for Dave and her children and grandchildren was evident in everything she did. I will continue to pray for her family and friends left to carry on her legacy. Cindy Smith, December 2, 2021