|Birth: ||Oct. 3, 1927|
|Death: ||Mar. 3, 2006|
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 abilenefuneralhome.com.
BROTHER OF SHIRLEY BAKER WHELESS #52264406
BURIED CEDAR GAP CEMETERY.
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)*
Cedar Gap Cemetery
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Originally Created by: amtsunshine
Record added: Sep 15, 2006
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