MARTINEZ, Ga. - Mrs. Nettie E. Baker, age 85, of Martinez, entered into rest on Monday morning, March 15, 2004 at University Hospital.
A native and lifelong resident of the Augusta/Martinez area, she had been a longtime and devoted member of Central Christian Church where she was a member of the Helping Hands Program, the Willing Workers Class, the Golden Age Club and the Senior Citizens at Doctors Hospital.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, J. B. Baker, who passed away in 1978.
She is survived by: two sons, Bobby Baker and his wife, Barbara, Lincolnton, Ga.; Gene Baker and his wife, Sandra, Martinez; one daughter, Glenda Widener and her husband, Paul, Bath, S.C.; two sisters, Virginia Graham, Evans, Earline Crosby, Dearing; eight grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren, and three great-great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, March 17, 2004 from the Chapel of Elliott Sons Funeral Home, 4255 Columbia Road, Martinez, with Rev. James James officiating. Interment was in Westivew Cemetery.
Pallbearers were grandchildren; Jimmy Baker, Tommy Baker, Andy Baker, Greg Baker, Richard Baker and Jack Blythe. Honorary Pallbearers were grandchildren, Selina Baker, Teri Finch and Sandy Blythe.