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James L. Baker

James L. Baker, 97, died in
March 2013. Born in Illinois
to Easter and Calvin Baker,
he was preceded in death
by his sweetheart and wife
of 60 years, Pauline, and his
compassionate son, Karl.
He is survived by his
daughter, Paula, and nieces
Barbara Engle, Lois Yoder,
Sonya Stacy, Sally Keller,
Kathleen Baldwin, Kay
Sherwood, Charlotte Jones
and nephews Don Baker,
John Baker, Howard Sherwood,
Roger Sherwood,
John Sherwood, Don Walker,
Norman Walker, Walt
Viney, Warren Viney.
He was a devoted husband,
loving father and caring
man who enjoyed gifting
friends with his roses and
his needlepoint projects.
Besides having great integrity
in his cleaning business,
he volunteered many
hours of service, throughout
his 60 years in Erwin, to
the YMCA and his beloved
church.
Memorial donations may
be made to Centenary United
Methodist Church or the
YMCA of Erwin.