|Birth: ||Jul. 6, 1877|
Daughter of William L. Pendergrass, Born Jun 23, 1841 in South Carolina and Died Jul 9, 1925 in Alfalfa, Oklahoma and Sarah Jane Davis, Born Jun 12, 1853 in Mississippi and died Jul 25, 1944, in Alfalfa, Oklahoma.
Published in The Carnegie Herald, Carnegie, Caddo Co., OK
Wednesday, January 28, 1959
Pioneer Alfalfa Woman’s Service Held Wednesday
Funeral services for Mrs. Lewis T. Baker, pioneer Alfalfa resident who died Monday after a lengthy illness, were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Alfalfa Baptist church. Rev. Walter Williams, pastor of the Sharon church, near Gotebo, officiated, assisted by Rev. Jess Thornton, Carnegie.
Mrs. Baker had been in ill health about two years. She was 82 years old.
Born on July 6, 1877, in Sabougla county, Miss., she later moved with her parents to southwest Missouri. She grew to womanhood in the community of Diamond, then moved with the family to a farm northwest of Alfalfa in 1901. She was a pioneer school teacher in this area.
She was married to Lewis T. Baker on December 23, 1906, and they made their home in the Silver Moon community until they moved to Carnegie in 1946. She was a member of the Baptist church. Her husband preceded her in death September 6, 1957.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Lottie Passmore and Mrs. Ruth Rhodes; one son, Walter; one sister, Mrs. Mable Moss, all of Carnegie; one brother, Dr. John Pendergrass of Nicoma Park, Okla., nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Lewis Taylor Baker (1879 - 1957)
Lottie Mae Baker Passmore (1910 - 1978)*
Leora Ruth Baker Harris (1914 - 2006)*
Walter William Baker (1916 - 1976)*
Created by: Robin & Beverly Kellison
Record added: Feb 08, 2008
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