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 Dorothy <I>Culberson</I> Baker

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Dorothy Culberson Baker

  • Birth 13 Aug 1937 Siler City, Chatham County, North Carolina, USA
  • Death 29 Apr 2011 North Carolina, USA
  • Burial Elizabeth City, Pasquotank County, North Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 69336867

Dorothy Culberson Baker died on April 29, 2011, at Memorial Hospital in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Mrs. Baker was born in Siler City, North Carolina, on August 13, 1937, to Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Culberson. She attended school in Siler City before entering East Carolina University. After graduation she married Edward W. "Tommy" Baker of Weeksville, NC. She taught at Wake Forest High School and was later a research chemist for NC State University.

Dorothy has been married 53 years and is survived by her husband, her three daughters and their families: Mary Baker Brockman and her daughter Elizabeth Baker Brockman of Lynchburg, Virginia; Susan Baker Monroe, her husband Alan Brent Monroe, and their children William Harper Monroe and Sarah Katherine Monroe of Raleigh, NC; and Katherine Baker Neblett, her husband Jeffrey Neblett, and their daughter Emily Baker Neblett of Raleigh. She was an avid reader. She also enjoyed gardening and antiquing. Dorothy loved her family, friends and wonderful neighbors.

Graveside funeral services were conducted Tuesday, May 3, 2011 at New Hollywood Cemetery, the Rev. F. Joe Griffith officiated. A memorial may be made to the American Cancer Society, 404 Jessup Street, Elizabeth City, NC 27909. Twiford Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC served the Baker family. Condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting www.twifordfh.com.


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  • Created by: Anonymous
  • Added: 4 May 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 69336867
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dorothy Culberson Baker (13 Aug 1937–29 Apr 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 69336867, citing New Hollywood Cemetery, Elizabeth City, Pasquotank County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Anonymous (contributor 46862836) .