Arnold Baker

DALLAS - Arnold Ova Baker, 75, of Nelson Shelton Road died Dec. 21, 2010, at his residence.

A native of Caretta, W. Va., he was the son of the late Glenn and Mandy Baker.

Mr. Baker was a member of Adventure in Faith Church in Alexis.

He is survived by his wife, Edith Baker of Dallas; son, Steven Baker and fiancé, Sherry Keefe of Stanley; daughter, Patricia Davis and husband, Tom of Gastonia; six grandchildren, Daniel Davis, Jonathan Davis, Steven Baker Jr., Eli Baker, Michael Keefe and Brittany Richey.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers and four sisters.

A funeral service will be held 1 pm. Monday at the Carothers Funeral Home Chapel in Stanley with the Rev. Darelle Harrison offi-ciating.

Burial will be at Hillcrest Gardens.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Condolences may be made online at

Carothers Funeral Home, Stanley is serving the Baker family.

Funeral Home

Carothers Funeral Home
412 South Main Street Stanley, NC 281642015
(704) 263-2631

Published in Gaston Gazette from Dec. 23 to Dec. 24, 2010