Peggy Baker

Mrs. Peggy Baker, 81, of Gainesville died Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at her residence.

Born in Clarke County, Mrs. Baker had lived in Hall County for most of her life. She had worked at McClellan's and Sewing Circle Fabrics for a number of years and also volunteered at Gateway House and Children with Special Needs. Mrs. Baker was a member of Bethany Baptist Church.

Survivors include her daughter, Sandra Jolliff, Cleveland; son and daughter-in-law, the Rev. Steve and Lynn Baker, Gainesville; grandchildren, Kristi Simmons, Winder, Jennifer and Brandon Gibson, Gainesville, Jared and Kimberly Baker, Watkinsville; great-grandchildren, Hastin Simmons, Winder, McClain Gibson and Brantley Gibson, both of Gainesville; brother and sister-in-law, Dan and Bessie Burgess, McDonough; brother, Ronald Burgess, Atlanta.

Mrs. Baker is preceded in death by her husband, Clarence Baker; mother, Nora Marshall; and sister, Norma Burgess.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, March 7, 2014, in the chapel of Little & Davenport Funeral Home. The Rev. Lamar Purcell and the Rev. Steve Baker will officiate. Interment will follow in the Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday, March 6, from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that memorial contributions be made to Bethany Baptist Church, 900 Cardinal Drive, Gainesville, GA 30501 or Hospice of Northeast Georgia Medical Center, 2150 Limestone Parkway, Suite 222, Gainesville, GA 30501.
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Little & Davenport Funeral Home, 355 Dawsonville Highway SW, Gainesville, GA 30501 is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Home

Little-Davenport Funeral Home
355 Dawsonville Highway Southwest Gainesville, GA 30501
(770) 534-5201

Published in on Mar. 6, 2014