Jerry Baker

December 15, 1934 - December 8, 2010
Jerry Baker

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Jerry Baker, 75, of Horse Shoe, NC, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, December 8, 2010 at his home.

Born in Ashe County, NC, he was the son of the late Wint and Sallie Tidwell Baker.

He had resided in Henderson County for 41 years and was a member of the Hendersonville Elks Club. Before retiring, he was employed by DuPont for 26 years.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 46 years, Hazel Johnson Baker of Horse Shoe; his daughter, Audrey Baker of Hendersonville; his son, Alan Baker and wife, Donna, of Horse Shoe; and his grandsons, Austin and Garrett Baker.

A Graveside Service will be held at 11 AM Friday at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Military Honors will be conducted by Hubert M. Smith American Legion Post 77, Hedrick-Rhodes Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5206, and Disabled American Veterans Chapter 14. The Reverend Larry Appleby will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children, 950 West Faris Road, Greenville, SC 29605-4277.


Friday, December 10, 2010
12:00 AM

Forest Lawn Memorial Park & Mausoleum - Directions
538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792

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  • December 09, 2010
    Vic & Sonya Corn says:
    Alan, Donna & boys Praying for you all during this time. We love you. Vic, Sonya and the kids

  • December 09, 2010
    Howard & Barb Molton says:
    We're thinking of your family and remembering Jerry as a fine man. We know he'll be missed.

  • December 09, 2010
    Ken & Nancy Tidwell says:
    It was great having him for a 1st-cousin. I wished we could have lived closer. I'm sure God will forgive him for being a Democrat

  • December 09, 2010
    David Hannah says:
    Hazel, so sorry to to hear about the loss of Jerry. He certanly was a great friend and co-worker. God bless you all.

  • December 09, 2010
    Pam Gash says:
    Audrey & Family, I know your hearts are heavy but we pray God will comfort you all & bring HIS sweet peace over you. I know how much he meant to you. He was a very sweet man! He will surely be missed! Love to you all! Tommy, Pam, Gavin, & Carly Gash