Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Bakers in:
 • Cedar Gap Cemetery
 • Tuscola
 • Taylor County
 • Texas
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
Alton Glenn "Papa" Baker
Learn about sponsoring this memorial...
Birth: Oct. 3, 1927
Haskell County
Texas, USA
Death: Mar. 3, 2006
Taylor County
Texas, USA

Alton Glenn "Papa" Baker, 78, passed away Friday, March 3, 2006, at a local hospital. A graveside service will be 2:00 p.m. Monday at Cedar Gap Cemetery with Reverend Richard Adkisson officiating, directed by Abilene Funeral Home.

Papa" Baker was born October 3, 1927, in Haskell, Texas to Howard and Della Baker. He was a U. S. Army Veteran. He and Lula were married December 4, 1981, in Abilene. Mr. Baker was a minister at Hohertz Church of Christ for 20 years.

Survivors include his wife, Lula Baker of Abilene; a son, Glenn Baker of Abilene; six daughters, Paula Goynes, Glenda Placker (Preston), Kathy Truman and Keli Perkins, Teddie Watson (Lynn Taylor) all of Abilene and Roberta Alvarez (Aubin) of Lubbock; a caregiver, Debbie Hite; three sisters, Margie Morley and Shirley Wheeles, both of Abilene and Charlene Cavaness of Glenn Heights, Texas; four sisters-in-law, Naomi Ruth of Arkansas, Anna Belle of Palo Pinto, Daphene Nell of Mississippi and Betti Caster of Arkansas; 12 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; and lots of friends.

"Papa" was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Pauline Baker; a daughter, Kathy Baker; two grandchildren, Sheila and Bubba.

The family wishes to thank the Abilene Hendrick Oncology Group, the Oncology Unit, 7th floor of the Parker Wing and Holly, Courtney and Joe of Hendrick Day Surgery Treatment Center and Dr. Eakin.

A visitation will be from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Online register book may be signed at

Family links: 
  Howard R Baker (1904 - 1992)
  Della W Baker (1907 - 1999)
  Alton Glenn Baker (1927 - 2006)
  Marjorie M. Baker Morley (1931 - ____)*
  Viola Charlene Baker Cavaness (1934 - 2013)*
  Shirley Reed Baker Wheless (1938 - 2010)*
*Calculated relationship
Cedar Gap Cemetery
Taylor County
Texas, USA
Maintained by: WANDA CLEVELAND
Originally Created by: amtsunshine
Record added: Sep 15, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15754702
Alton Glenn Papa Baker
Added by: amtsunshine
Alton Glenn Papa Baker
Added by: amtsunshine
Alton Glenn Papa Baker
Cemetery Photo
Added by: amtsunshine
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- Sarah Locklin Taylor
 Added: Nov. 11, 2009
~~~~~ Rest In Peace ~~~~~ Trent and Terry's 5th Cousin, 1 Generation Back
- Sarah Locklin Taylor
 Added: Aug. 22, 2009
Veteran ~ US Army
- Sarah Locklin Taylor
 Added: Aug. 22, 2009

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service