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 Lilian Mae <I>Wardell</I> Baker

Lilian Mae Wardell Baker

Mulhall, Logan County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 3 Dec 2012 (aged 92)
Weatherford, Custer County, Oklahoma, USA
Burial Alfalfa County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID 105680225 · View Source
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Lilian was born December 23, 1919 in Mulhall, Oklahoma to Chester A. and Myrtle Helen (Mills) Wardell and passed away Monday, December 3, 2012 at Corn Heritage Village of Weatherford, Oklahoma. When Lilian was 9, she and her family moved to the Short Springs community near Alva, Oklahoma. She graduated from Alva High School and Northwestern State College.

In 1938, she married Ivan Price. They had one child, Richard Ivan, who died at birth. Three years later Lilian's husband drowned in a fishing accident.

Later Lilian moved to Weatherford, Oklahoma where she managed the R.A. Young store for several years.

August 1, 1944, she married Earl W. Baker and in 1947 Lilian joined him in operating a produce and farm store. Earl later became a long-time custodian at the First United Methodist Church in Weatherford and Lilian often helped him in this endeavor.

In 1957, Lilian became an employee of Security State Bank and served as bookkeeper for 25 years, retiring in 1982. Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Weatherford, Oklahoma.

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  • Created by: S Neece
  • Added: 22 Feb 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 105680225
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Lilian Mae Wardell Baker (23 Dec 1919–3 Dec 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 105680225, citing Short Spring Cemetery, Alfalfa County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by S Neece (contributor 48042145) .