Jerry W. Baker


Jerry W. Baker, 77, of Jacksonville, died Feb. 16, 2013 at Carolina East Medical Center.

Funeral services will be Wednesdayat 2 p.m. in the New Hope Freewill Baptist Church with the Revs. Rex Ware and Jamie Silance officiating. Burial will follow at Scott Family Cemetery.

He worked as clothing salesman and served his country with in the Marine Corps and U.S. Army National Guard.

Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Shelby Scott Baker of the home; sons, Michael Baker of Wallace and Wayne Baker of Jacksonville; daughter, Catherine Ottaway of Jacksonville; brothers, Jackson Baker Jr. of Perry, Ga.; Carl Baker and David Baker, both of Savannah, Ga.; sister, Linda Christopher of Lebanon, Tenn.; eight grandchildren and eight great grandchildren;

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Jones Funeral Home in Jacksonville and other times at the home.

Flowers are welcome or donations may be sent your local Lions Club Chapter.

Published in Jacksonville Daily News from Feb. 20 to Feb. 23, 2013
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