Adara Taylor Baker
LUMBERTON — Ms. Adara Taylor Baker, 17, of Lumberton, passed away on May 24, 2014.
The funeral will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Purnell Swett High School under the direction of Revels Funeral Home Lumberton. The Revs. Jimmy Strickland and Steve Strickland will officiate. Entombment will follow in Lumbee Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.
Adara was preceded in death by her father, Pernell Baker; and her paternal grandparents, John Troy and Shirley Baker.
She was born in Robeson County on Nov. 7, 1996. She was a junior at Purnell Swett High School, a member of the National Honor Society, Beta Club, NASA, AISES. Adara worked part-time at the family owned C&P Mini Mart convenience store in Pembroke. She attended Union Chapel Community Baptist Church.
She is survived by her mother, Connie Lowery Baker; a sister, Lindora Shirley Baker; a special friend, Rodrick Bartley; her maternal grandparents, Marvin and Dora Lowery; and a host of family and friends.
The family will receive friends from 3 to 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Purnell Swett High School.