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Dorothy Ruth Wood Baker
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Birth: Sep. 27, 1925
Death: Sep. 23, 2012

Dorothy Ruth Baker, 86, went to be with her Savior on September 23, 2012. Born in Oak Park, GA, on September 27, 1925 she was the daughter of Braxton and Ruth Wrenn Wood. Dorothy was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. She will be missed by all. Dorothy, with her true grace and beauty, was the epitome of the Southern Belle. She was an active member of Mandarin Baptist Church for many years in the Senior Adult II Sunday School Class. She worked for over 22 years for the Division of Children and Family Services. Dorothy was passionate about helping those in need or less fortunate and could often be found preparing meals for the sick and infirm, while holding vigil with their family members. Dorothy loved her family and life. The family celebrates her nearly 87 years of life. She is survived by her loving husband of 69 years, Charles A. Baker; daughters, Linda Whipple, Beverly Dobson (Richard), Cheryl Corrado (Neil), and Barbara Albertini (Emil); grandchildren, Kristen Starra, Corey and Kayla Corrado, Kristina, Victoria, and Gennady Albertini; and her angel caregiver, Towanda Nathan. Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 26th in Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home of Mandarin. The Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 27th at Mandarin Baptist Church, 11244 San Jose Blvd with Dr. William Yeldell as Officiant, followed by interment in Jacksonville National Cemetery at 2:00 p.m. Memorial contributions in Dorothy's name may be made to Community Hospice of NE FL. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home of Mandarin, 11801 San Jose Blvd. Jacksonville, FL 32223.
Florida Times Union, Sept 26 2012 
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  Charles Adair Baker (1922 - 2012)
Jacksonville National Cemetery
Duval County
Florida, USA
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Record added: Sep 26, 2012
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 Added: Sep. 26, 2012

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