September 18th 2010
William Edward Baker, 59, of Athens, Texas died Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010 at East Texas Medical Center in Tyler, Texas. Funeral services are today at 1 p.m. at the
Stricklin-King Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Steve Street officiating. Burial will follow at Glenwood Cemetery. Mr. Baker was born March 20, 1951 in Holly Bluff
to William E. and Toystine Leach Baker. He was a painter and a Baptist. He was preceded in death by his parents; and a stepmother, Avie Lee Baker.
Survivors include a daughter, Tracie Reid Smith (Edward) of Avon; brother, Marty Baker of Bentonia; two sisters, Avie Seay of Clinton and Bonnie Bare of Manchester, Tenn.; six grandchildren, Shay Baker, Brandon Smith, Ethan Smith, Jeremy Young, Mary Ana Young and Michael Young; and a great-grandchild, Xander Baker.
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