She was born September 29, 1913, in Claiborne County, Tenn., to the late Thomas and Carolyn Hamlet Brooks. She was saved in 1926 at age 13 when she joined the Baptist Church.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Rev. William Baker; sons, Claude, George, Clyde, Lewis, Kenneth, and Bill, Jr.; daughters, Goldie, Kathy, Rosa, and Rhoda; brothers, Lewis, Grey, Luther, William, and Andy; sister, Myrtle; son-in-law James Begley, grandson Carl Begley; great-granddaughter, Halie Johnson; and several other family members.
Survivors include her daughters, Mossie Begley of Brownstown, Mich., Ann (Ralph) Baker of Detroit, Mich., Joyce (J.C.) Mason of Pineville; sons, Ules (Debbie) Baker of Pineville and Jack (Lisa) Baker of Pineville; daughter-in-law Nannie Baker of Pineville; sister-in-law Lela Sue Brooks of Waynesville, Ohio; special loved one, caregiver, and daughter Jeanine Baker of Pineville; and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Creech Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. George Neal and Rev. Shawn Allen presiding. Music will be provided by Melissa Baker and Travis Graves.
Interment will follow at the Green Hills Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Saturday at the Creech Funeral Home.
Online condolences and guestbook are available at www.creechfh.com
Creech Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.