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Thomas Franklin "Tom" Baker
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Birth: May 26, 1924
Limestone County
Texas, USA
Death: Mar. 23, 2007
Limestone County
Texas, USA

Thomas Franklin "Tom" Baker, 82, of Mexia, passed away on Friday, March 23, 2007, at Parkview Regional Hospital in Mexia. Services will be at 11 a.m., Monday, March 26, at Porter Funeral Home Chapel in Mexia, with Pastor Don Hoxworth officiating. Interment will follow in Lost Prairie Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m., Sunday, at the funeral home.

Tom was born to the late Elmer J. and Callie Roxie Baker. He was a veteran of World War II, member of the VFW and retired after many years of service with the Highway Department. Uncle Tom loved his family and friends. His passions were horses, farming, dancing, helping everyone and his turnip patch. You would see him with his mules and wagons. He helped start the Mexia Riding Club and led many Grand Entries at the rodeos.

He was preceded in death by his precious wife of many years, Ruby "Nell" Baker.

Survivors include his daughters, Nelda Jean Sidener and husband, John, of Mexia, and Jan Powell and husband, Johnny, of Ft. Worth; son, Larry Baker and wife, Ellie, of Mexia; other relatives and many friends.

Waco Tribune-Herald: 3/25/2007
Family links: 
  Elmer Jessie Baker (1901 - 1982)
  Callie Roxie Danner Baker (1906 - 1983)
  Ruby Nell Sandifer Baker (1929 - 2006)
Lost Prairie Cemetery
Limestone County
Texas, USA
Created by: Ruth M. Brown
Record added: Mar 25, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18620651
Thomas Franklin Tom Baker
Thomas Franklin Tom Baker
Thomas Franklin Tom Baker
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In grateful thanks for your service.
- Rest in Peace ~❤ Ladypepper ❤~
 Added: Dec. 31, 2013
Thanks to Tom Baker - May his memory be for a blessing. I felt like I knew Tom, because his marvelous equine training abilities brought me such joy. Tom Baker had trained a pair of line-back, zebra-legged Dun Mules, Ada and Kitt who brought me many years ...(Read more)
- Bettye Martin-McRae
 Added: May. 9, 2013

- ~*Rest in Heavenly peace*~*Ladypepper*~
 Added: Mar. 25, 2007

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