Services for Vernon H. Baker 86 of Bolivar TN are 1:00 p.m. Saturday November 13 2004 at Shackelford Funeral Directors Bolivar Chapel with Bertie Moore and Jack Carver officiating. Burial is in Hebron Cemetery near Middleton. Mr. Baker died Wednesday November 10 2004 at the Regional Hospital of Jackson. The husband of Helen Louise Randle Baker who survives he worked at International Shoe in Bolivar for 30 years. Mr. Baker was born June 1 1918 in Hardeman County TN son of the late Frank and Winnie Brint Baker and lived there most of his life. He served in U. S. Army during WWII and was a member of Hebron Baptist Church. In addition to his wife whom he married November 10 1979 survivors include three daughters Joyce B. McKinnie of Jackson Brenda G. Young of Atoka and Vickie C. Simer of Bolivar; three sons Ronald H. Baker of Middleton Randall Baker of Grove City MN and Richard Sullivan of Bolivar; one brother Hester Baker of Bolivar; sixteen grandchildren; twenty-five great-grandchildren and several great great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by one sister Birdie Richerson and four brothers Allie Homer Lester and Jimmy Baker. The family will receive friends at the funeral home today from 2:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Saturday from 9:00 a.m. until service time. Memorials may be directed to the American Heart Association
. Shackelford Funeral Directors 731-658-5277
Published in The Jackson Sun on Nov. 12, 2004.