|Birth: ||Dec. 1, 1879|
The Carnegie Herald, Carnegie, Caddo Co., OK: Wed., Sept. 11, 1957
Lewis T. Baker Funeral Service Is Held Sunday
Funeral services for Lewis Taylor Baker, pioneer farmer of the community northwest of Carnegie, were held at 2:30 Sunday afternoon at the Missionary Baptist church. Rev. Jack McRee, pastor, conducted the services assisted by Rev. Jess Thornton. Burial was in the Alfalfa cemetery.
Baker, who had been in failing health for the past two years, died of a heart attack at his home Friday night. He had retired from farming and moved to Carnegie in 1946. He was born December 1, 1880, near Ottumwa, Iowa. He moved to Oklahoma in 1903 and lived on the farm northwest of town until retiring.
He was married to the former, Maggie Lee Pendergrass December 23, 1906. Three children were born to them. He was converted when a young man and joined the Missionary Baptist church and was later ordained a deacon. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Melvin and Fred Baker.
He is survived by his wife of the home; two daughters, Mrs. Lottie Passmore and Mrs. Ruth Rhodes, one son, Walter, all of Carnegie; nine grandchildren, Lee Roy Passmore of Bethany, Loran T. Passmore of Anadarko, Wilda Mae and Coy Dean, Carnegie, William, Bobby Kenneth, JoAnn and Darlene Baker, Carnegie; five great-grandchildren; two nieces; and one nephew.
Out-of-town relatives attending the services were Mr. and Mrs. Lee Roy Passamore and Judy, Bethany; Mr. and Mrs. Loran Passmore and family, Anadarko; Dr. and Mrs. J.H. Pendergrass, Nacoma Park, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Davis, Corn; Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Moss of Loyal; Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Southard and daughter, Moore; Mrs. Oma Tidwell, Cordell and John Passmore, Snowball, Ark.
William Johnson Baker (1848 - 1922)
Emegene Harris Baker (1852 - 1906)
Maggie Lee Pendergrass Baker (1877 - 1959)*
Lottie Mae Baker Passmore (1910 - 1978)*
Leora Ruth Baker Harris (1914 - 2006)*
Walter William Baker (1916 - 1976)*
Melvin H. Baker (1878 - 1953)*
Lewis Taylor Baker (1879 - 1957)
Fred W. Baker (1884 - 1952)*
Created by: Robin & Beverly Kellison
Record added: Feb 08, 2008
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