Obituaries for the Baker Family
Mary C. Baker
LEWISBURG - Mary C. Baker, 74, formerly of Frankford, died 10:30 p.m. Sunday, July 4, 1999, in a Fairlea medical center following an apparent heart attack. Born Nov. 10, 1924, in Renick, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Ida Blankenship Baker. Mrs. Baker was a lifelong resident of Greenbrier County, and she was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church at Lewisburg. She was a retired care giver and a member of the American Association of Retired Persons. Survivors include a daughter, Phyllis Childers and her husband, Jerry, of Princeton; a brother, Charles Baker of Frankford; a sister, Martha B. Baker of Fairlea; two grandchildren, Dwayne Childers and Pamela Brooks; and a great-grandson, Evan Brooks, all of Princeton. Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Frankford Chapel of McCraw Funeral Home, with the Rev. Youel Altizer officiating. Burial will follow in the Frankford Cemetery. Firneds may call noon until time of the services Wednesday at the funeral home. Arrangements by McCraw Funeral Home, Frankford.
Ethel P. Baker
OCEANA - Ethel Payne Baker, 87, died Saturday, April 21, 2001, in Heartland of Beckley. Born April 1, 1914, at Bradshaw, she was the daughter of Dan and Celia Blankenship Payne. Mrs. Baker was a member of the Bradshaw Church of God. She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond R. Baker Sr.; and two sisters, Garnet Kennedy and Sally Hamilton. Survivors include two sons, William H. Baker and his wife, Elizabeth, of Beckley and Raymond R. Baker Jr. of Rocky Gap, Va.; three daughters, Francis Gorham and husband, Bill, of Lanham, Md., Christine Blevins and husband, Eugene, of Hedgesville, and Mary Asbury and husband, Bobby, of Brenton; 15 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; a brother, Edward Payne and his wife, Grace, of Holden; a sister, Martha Moore of Oceana. Service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at George W. Seaver Chapel of Seaver Funeral Home, Princeton, with Pastor William M. Wagner officiating. Burial will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Princeton. Friends may call 10 a.m. until time of the service on Wednesday at the funeral chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 1200 Quarrier St., Suite 4, Charleston, WV 25301, or to your favorite charity. Arrangements by Seaver Funeral Home, Princeton.
Dulcie H. Baker
ALDERSON - Dulcie Helen Bennett Baker, 93, died Monday, May 7, 2001, at Brier Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Ronceverte, following a long illness. Born May 3, 1908, in Blue Sulphur Springs, she was the daughter of the late Lou and Ida Burns Bennett. Mrs. Baker was a former school teacher and a homemaker. She was a member of Alderson Church of the Nazarene, where she taught Sunday school for many years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Sanford C. Baker; a daughter, Dreama Humphreys; two sons, Roger Baker and Rodney Baker; and a sister, Edith Profio. Survivors include a daughter, Lucille J. Ramey of Alderson; two sons, Roy M. Baker and Randolph M. "Joe" Baker and his wife, Hazel, all of Alderson; 11 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Service will be 2 p.m. Friday at Lobban Funeral Home Chapel, Alderson, with the Revs. Edward Midcap and Gary Baker officiating. Burial will follow in Hanger-Welch Cemetery, Muddy Creek Mountain. Friends may call 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Brian Baker, Steven Baker, John Flack, Michael Humphreys, David Humphreys and Sam Maren-Hogan. Arrangements by Lobban Funeral Home, Alderson.
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