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Ella Louise (Burleson) Baker


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Ella Louise (Burleson) Baker Obituary
Sherman- Funeral services for Ella Louise Burleson Baker will be held at 11:00 AM Friday, July 13 at Fairview Baptist Church. Rev. Chris Moses of the church will officiate. Private graveside services will be held at Cedarlawn Memorial Park prior to the funeral. Mrs. Baker, 91, passed away Tuesday, July 10 at her home in Sherman.
Ella was born March 24, 1927 in Howe to the late Jacob Springer Hall and Audrey Maurine (Brooks) Hall. She attended Howe and Sherman schools. Ella was a devoted homemaker but also worked as a supervisor for General Telephone and seamstress at Poole Manufacturing for many years. Ella also enjoyed quilting and sewing. She was a devout Christian, took religious courses at Grayson County College and was a longtime member of Fairview Baptist Church.
Mrs. Baker is survived by two sons, Larry Burleson of Sherman and Tom Burleson and wife Charlotte of Plano; two daughters, Sherry Wynne and husband Mike of Sherman and Debbie Teague and husband Pat of Frisco; grandchildren, Wesley Wynne and wife Lindsey, Thomas Wynne, Rachel Wynne Cain and husband Jay, Tiffany Teague Turpin and husband John, Ashley Teague Seitz and husband Bobby, Brian Burleson and wife Tamyra, Justin Burleson and wife McKenzie, and Bradley and Clifford Burleson; great grandchildren, Michael and Matthew Wynne, Luke, Patrick and Stella Turpin, Thomas and Elle Burleson, Mason Burleson, Maddix Burleson, Jordan Wilson, and Alexander Burleson.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Jake Hall Jr; sister, Dorothy King; and two husbands, Clifford Burleson and Jack Baker.
The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM Thursday at Waldo Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to Home Hospice of Grayson County at 505 W. Center, Sherman, TX 75090. The register book can be signed online at waldofuneralhome.com.
Published in The Herald Democrat on July 11, 2018
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