Eva D. Baker

Published 10:10 pm Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Eva Dunn Morgan Baker, 94, died May 28, 2013. She was born Sept. 11, 1918, at Holy Neck in Suffolk. She was the daughter of the late William Clifford Morgan Sr. and Marion Dunn Morgan.

She was predeceased by her husband, John William Baker Sr., and her only child, Dr. John William Baker Jr., and her grandson, John William Baker III; two brothers, Williams Clifford Morgan Jr. and George F. Morgan; and one sister, Marion Morgan Kirkpatrick.

She is survived by two grandchildren, Ann Parks Baker Ruble and husband, Charles, of New York; Dr. Elizabeth Baker Golpira and husband, Pierre, of Norfolk; five great-grandchildren, Lily, Charlotte and Ann Gray Golpira and Lane and Charles Baker Ruble; a daughter-in-law, Elizabeth Taylor Baker Trinder and husband, John, of Norfolk; three brothers; James Leonard Morgan and wife, Marian, of Suffolk, O. Parks Morgan and wife, Lottie, of Chesapeake, Archie T. Morgan and wife, Jane, of Southern Pines, N.C.; a sister, Eloise Morgan Raine and husband, Arthur, of Pocomoke, Md.; and a brother-in-law, Stuart Kirkpatrick, of Chico, Calif.; and many nieces and nephews.


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She was a member of Oxford United Methodist Church for 75 years, Lake Kilby Garden Club and the Tuesday Afternoon book club.  She will be remembered for her cheerful outlook on life and her devotion to her family and friends.

A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 31, 2013, at Cedar Hill Cemetery by the Rev. Dr. Woodie Rea. The family will receive friends immediately following the service at Lake Prince Woods. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Oxford UMC, 601 W. Washington St., Suffolk, VA 23434.

The family would like to thank the staff of Lake Prince Woods for the excellent care they gave to her. Condolences may be registered at www.rwbakerfh.com.