|Birth: ||Mar. 12, 1868|
|Death: ||Aug. 10, 1930|
CARTHAGE EVENING PRESS
August 14, 1930
MISS CORA BAKER DIES
Had Resided Here Almost 69 Years
Suffered Stroke of Paralysis Friday -
Funeral Tomorrow Afternoon
From Monday's Daily
Miss Cora Baker, 72 years old, virtually a life-long resident of Carthage and vicinity, died at 5 o'clock yesterday morning at the McCune-Brooks Hospital, where she had been a patient since Friday.
Miss Baker suffered a stroke of paralysis Friday morning and Friday night when her condition became alarming she was moved to the hospital.
born march 12, 1868 in Auglaize county, Ohio Miss Baker moved to this vicinity with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Baker, when she was about three years of age. Her parents, who were well-known throughout this community, passed away several years ago. Recently she had made her home at 1003 Lyon street.
She was a member of the First Methodist Episcopal Church.
Surviving are two brothers Clarence Baker, of Henryetta, OK., and J. R. Baker, of Carthage and a sister, Mrs. W. E. [Linnie] Wilson of Carthage. Charles E. Baker is an uncle.
Funeral services will be held at the Knell parlors. The rev. Frank H. Ebright, pastor of the First Methodist Episcopal Church, was in charge.
The death certificate can be viewed online at Missouri Digital Archives/death certificates online website.
Cora is also was a sister to Joshua 'Josh' Baker, heroic motorman for the Southwest Missouri Electric Railway that was tragically killed in a crash of two trolley cars west of Carthage.
William Baker (1841 - 1923)
Sarah C. Keiffer Baker (1844 - 1897)
Cora Baker (1868 - 1930)
Joshua Baker (1869 - 1903)*
Elbert J. Baker (1871 - 1896)*
Clarence Baker (1873 - 1945)*
Linnie Baker Wilson (1876 - 1959)*
John Roscoe Baker (1880 - 1957)*
S. Roberta Baker (1899 - 1899)*
Plot: Block 19 Lot 32 Space 7
Created by: NJBrewer
Record added: Aug 09, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56852661