Baker, 81, widow of Malcolm Douglas Baker Sr., died
Baker was a charter member of Lemira Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church where she served as Sunday school teacher, choir director, and organist for over 65 years. She was also the retired owner and operator of Baker Appliance Company along with her beloved husband, Doug.
Active in the
community, Baker was one of the 33 charter members of the Sumter Genealogical
Society, where she was also an active volunteer for many years, assisting
countless families from around the country in researching and documenting their
family lineage. Always proud of her
Baker's love of
music was evident in her role as a beloved piano teacher, where she taught many
Surviving is one
son, Malcolm Douglas Baker Jr. and wife, Charlotte, of
Funeral services will be held at Monday in the chapel of the Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home with the Rev. Dan Rowton officiating.
Burial will follow
Pallbearers will be her nephews.
Honorary pallbearers will be the Elders and Deacons of Lemira Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church.
The family will receive friends from to prior to the service at the Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home and also at her home immediately following the burial.
Memorials may be
made to the Sumter County Genealogical Society, 219 W.
The family wishes to express their gratitude to Dr. Steve Madden and the staff of Lexington Oncology, Tri-County Hospice, and all of her personal care givers for the comfort they provided during her final illness. A special thanks goes to Kim McGinnis for her loving care, support, and friendship.