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John D. Baker

Memphis, TN

John D. Baker, departed this earth at the age of 91 on Monday, May 8, 2017 and is now in the arms of his Savior, The Lord Jesus Christ. John was a faithful member of Kirby Woods Baptist Church; he served in the U.S. Army during WWII and was retired from MLG&W where he was the grounds supervisor. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 70 years, Maxine Hudspeth Baker. John is survived by his sons, Larry S. Baker (Vicki), Marvin T. Baker (Bonnie); sister, Linda Smith; brother, Jimmy Baker (Martha); seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 13, the family will receive friends prior to the service beginning at 12 p.m. at Memorial Park Funeral Home on Poplar Avenue. Memorials may be made to the charity of donor's choice.
Published in The Commercial Appeal on May 11, 2017
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