Ukless A. Baker

Published 12:00 am Thursday, January 30, 2003

Ukless A. Baker, 80, of 120 Bute St., Suffolk, died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2003, at his residence.

A native of Suffolk, he was the son of the late George C. Bake and Emma Jane Whitehead Baker.

He was a member of Bethlehem Christian Church United, chairman of the Deacon Ministry, a Sunday School teacher and a Bible Study teacher.

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He had retired as a supervisor from the United States Post Office in New York City, and was a veteran of the U.S. Army.

His survivors include his wife, Catherine E. Baker; two stepdaughters, Bonita Byrd of Copperas Cove, Texas, and Tracey Edwards of Norfolk; his sister, Judith Daughtrey of Suffolk; a devoted brother-in-law, Christopher Holland; two nieces, Gwendolyn W. Parker (McCoy) of Chester; Linda Campbell (Thomas) of Stratford, Conn.; his nephew, Leonard Wiggins Jr. (Cassandra) of Amelia; goddaughter, Monique Barnes; several other relatives and friends.

The funeral will be held at noon Saturday, Feb. 1 in Bethlehem Christian Church United by the Rev. Emanuel Myrick Jr. Interment will be held in Carver Memorial Cemetery.

The body will be placed in the church at 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

Crocker Funeral Home Inc. is in charge of the arrangements.