Irene Baker BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. Irene Baker, 72, went to be with the Lord on Friday July 22, 2011, from Indian Path Medical Center in Kingsport, Tenn. She was a daughter of the late John S.Cotter and Etta Katherine Montgomery Cotter. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by sons, Mark Barger and David Baker. She was a native of the Bristol area and was a member of Liberty Baptist Church. Irene is survived by her husband, John Thomas Baker; son, Jonathan Baker of Bristol, Tenn.; sister, Sue Hicks and husband, Jim, of Blountville; brother, Clinton Cotter and wife, Clara, of Kingsport; special friends, Keith, Lynette and Kindra Thomas; step-daughters, Rebecca Hanks and Bobbi Baker; and several grandchildren, nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2:45 p.m. Sunday, July 24, 2011, at Oakley-Cook Funeral Home. The funeral service will be at 3 with Dr. Stan Anderson officiating. The committal service and interment will be held on Monday, July 25, 2011 at 11 a.m. in Tri-Cities Memory Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Liberty Baptist Church Choir, 112 Walnut Hill Road, Bristol TN 37620. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family and viewed by visiting www.oakley-cook.com
Arrangements especially for Mrs. Baker and her family have been made through Oakley-Cook Funeral Home.