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Garlington Coker "Joe or G.C." Baker
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Birth: Oct. 10, 1935
Childress
Childress County
Texas, USA
Death: May 12, 2004
Wellington
Collingsworth County
Texas, USA

Garlington Coker Baker, 68, died May 12, 2004 in Wellington, Texas. Garlington was a resident of Wellington, he was born October 10, 1935 in Childress, TX., to Martina (Palmer) and Woodrow Wilson Baker. G.C. attended school at Quail School. He helped his father on the farm until he entered the United States Air Force and was stationed at Randolph AFB. G.C. worked for Ford Motor Company as a mechanic for several years and also worked for the Collingsworth County Road Department for 12 years. He was a member of Faith Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents,1 daughter, LaDana Sue Baker and 1 brother, Lynn Harlan Baker. He was survived by his stepmother, Gladys Green of Wellington Texas; three daughters, Rosa Shropshire of Newcastle; Tawanna Kennedy of Higgins, Texas; Ronda duntz of Ellinwood, Kansas; one son, Randie Baker of Syracuse, Kansas; 14 grandchildren, two great grandchildren; one brother,Tommy Baker of Wellington, Texas; two sisters, Nivea Gay Bradshaw of Odessa, Texas; and Eula Faye Edwards of Bonham, Texas; and a host of relatives and friends.
Graveside Services will be held May 16, 2004 at 3 p.m. at Shamrock Cemetery in Shamrock, Texas. Arrangements are under the direction of People's Cooperative Funeral Home in Lone Wolf. Altus Times- Altus, Oklahoma 
 
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 Parents:
  Woodrow Wilson Baker (1913 - 1970)
  Martine N Palmer Burgess (1916 - 1970)
 
 Spouse:
  Shirley Ann Berry Heaton (1936 - 2015)*
 
 Children:
  Ladanea Sue Baker (1960 - 1965)*
 
 Sibling:
  Garlington Coker Baker (1935 - 2004)
  Len Harlen Baker (1944 - 1962)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Shamrock Cemetery
Shamrock
Wheeler County
Texas, USA
Plot: Blk M-2, Lot 6 Sp 8
 
Created by: Robin Gray
Record added: Apr 27, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51710039
Garlington Coker Joe or G.C. Baker
Added by: Robin Gray
 
Garlington Coker Joe or G.C. Baker
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Garlington Coker Joe or G.C. Baker
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Joe, was a step father to me and my sibblings. I am grateful for the help that he gave our Mother. You will remain in our hearts always. Your children Love you and miss you greatly. Rest in Peace....Robin
- Robin Gray
 Added: Apr. 27, 2010
 
 
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