MAYSVILLE – WC Baker, 81, died Thursday, March 12, at his residence.
He was the son of the late Orville Baker and Stella Mae Hooper. Mr. Baker was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn Leachman Baker; step-mother, Cora Lee Baker; sister, Modell Sorrows; brothers, Horace, Shirley and Alford Baker.
Survivors include children, Bill Baker, Athens, Danny Baker, Colbert, Guy Baker and Jerry Baker, both of Maysville, Terry Baker, Commerce, Deborah Lavender and Mary Evelyn Baker, both of Athens, Gail Brown, Arcade; 30 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; sister, Imogene Richey; brothers, Bobby, Calvin, Lonnie and Wendy Baker; and nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, March 15, at 2 p.m., at the Ridgeway Baptist Church with the Revs. Tommy Seay, R.M. Lacey and Bill Manus officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday, March 13, and Saturday night, March 14, from 7 to 9 p.m.
Ivie Funeral Home, Commerce, is in charge of arrangements.