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Milburn John Baker
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Birth: Dec. 10, 1915
Death: May 2, 2008

Services for Milburn John Baker were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 6, 2008, in the chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home, Ball. Interment followed in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Ball.

Mr. Baker, 92, passed away in The Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas.

Born December 10, 1915 in Atlanta, to the union of Henry Ottie Baker and Adlee Plunkett, he went on to serve his country as a U.S. Navy SeaBee during World War II in the Pacific Theater. After leaving the service, he was employed by Hunt Oil Company as Assistant Superintendent of South Louisiana. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Many, where he was Deacon. He has previously lived in the Sportsman's Paradise of Many, and has resided for the past six years in Houston, Texas.

In addition to his parents, his brother, Leo Baker; his sister, Sylvia Riley; and his daughter-in-law, Sarah Harkins Baker precedes him in death.

Those left behind to cherish his memory include his wife of 69 years, Myrtle C. Baker; one son, Milburn John Baker, Jr.; one sister, Margaret Barry; two grandsons, Milburn John Baker III and his wife Mary Simmons Baker and Jamey Von Baker and his wife, Tabatha Rymes Baker; and four great grandchildren, Courtney Baker, Gregory Baker, William Baker, and Olivia Baker.

Memorials may be made to the Methodist Neurological Institute, 6560 Fannin, Suite 944, Houston, Texas 77030.

Family links: 
  Henry Ottie Baker (1889 - 1948)
  Adelee Plunkett Baker (1890 - 1970)
  Myrtle Coleman Baker (1921 - 2010)*
  Milburn John Baker (1944 - 2010)*
  Ethel Nathlee Baker (1910 - 1912)*
  Leo Thomas Baker (1913 - 1996)*
  Milburn John Baker (1915 - 2008)
*Calculated relationship
Forest Lawn Memorial Park and Mausoleum
Rapides Parish
Louisiana, USA
Created by: Duffie and Kathy
Record added: May 05, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26625348
Milburn John Baker
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