GASTONIA - Helen Louise Baker, 75, passed away March 14, 2013, at Gaston Memorial Hospital
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She was a native of Gaston County, born Jan. 26, 1937, to the late Joseph Ernest and Winnie Ingram Newman.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Charles W Baker who died 11 years ago, and a son James Baker.
She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed her family so much, raising eight children and four grandchildren; and was a collector of over 150 angels and many other different items.
Survivors include her children, Mollie Cloward, J.C. Ervin, Joy Day and husband Dale, Phillip Ervin, Charles Baker, George Baker, Deanna Barnes and husband Nathan; sisters, Mary Ann Harvell and husband Boyce, Dorothy Meadows, Harvey Newman, Lewis Newman and wife Dora Mae, Charles Newman and wife Barbara Ann
She had a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren
The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m. prior to the 2 p.m. chapel service at Withers & Whisenant Funeral Home with the
Rev. David Harvell officiating.
Interment will be in Florida.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.withersandwhisenantfuneral.com.
The family is being cared for by Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 2916 Union Rd Gasto-nia, 704-864-5144.
Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home
2916 Union Road Gastonia, NC 28054
Published in Gaston Gazette on Mar. 16, 2013