Originally created 03/02/00

Mr. Sam Baker



SPARTA, Ga. -- Mr. Sam Baker, 87, died Saturday, Feb. 26, 2000, at McDuffie County Hospital, Thomson.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at New Hope Powelton Church, Powelton, with the Rev. Larry Carter officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Mr. Baker was a retired factory worker.

Survivors include his wife, Ceiland Baker; three sons, William Baker, Decatur, Joe Baker, Sparta, and Charles J. Baker, Ellenwood; four daughters, T. Betty Heath and Martha O. Lowe, both of Sparta, Rosa M. Baker, Stone Mountain, and Brenda Baker, Decatur; and 22 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren.

Ingram Brothers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. The Augusta Chronicle March 2, 2000