Ms. Willette Lee Baker

  • "She truly was a light of love and kindness ❤"
    - Bonnie Johnson
  • "Lenora, Marlin and family: I am so sorry for the loss of..."
    - Annette Goodrich
  • "May the God of all comfort strengthen the family during..."
  • "She was an amazing and generous women .so humble and..."
    - Bonnie Johnson
  • "Lanora, Prayers of comfort and strength for you and your..."
    - Sheri Crenshaw

Ms. Willette Lee Baker, 77, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, at Ogeechee Area Hospice after a long illness.
She was born in Brooklet to the late J.P. & Beatrice Strickland Lee. Willette had previously worked in customer service at M & M Supermarket and Kroger. She was also a sales associate at Belk Department Store in Savannah. Willette was an avid reader and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. Her love for her family was exceeded only by her love for God. She leaves her family with a legacy of goodness, kindness and faith.
Survivors include her children, Marlin Baker and his wife, Leigh, and Lanora Baker; grandchildren, Megan Jackson and her husband, Matthew, Carlee Baker and Jake Baker; great-grandson, Barrett Jackson; sister, Martha Stidham and her spouse, Robert North; brother, Joe P. Lee and his wife, Teresa, and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral was conducted Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, in the West Chatham Chapel of Thomas C. Strickland & Sons Funeral Home. Burial followed at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.
Remembrances may be given to Ogeechee Area Hospice, 200 Donehoo Street, Statesboro, Ga. 30458.
Friends may sign the online register book at
Thomas C. Strickland & Sons Funeral Homes – West Chatham Chapel – 901 W. Hwy. 80 – Pooler, GA 31322 (912) 748-2444
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Thomas C Strickland & Sons Funeral Homes
901 W Hwy 80
Pooler, GA 31322
(912) 748-2444
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Published in Effingham Herald from Jan. 23 to Jan. 29, 2019
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