Thelma Baker

Published 8:07 pm Monday, January 19, 2015

Thelma Baker, 72, of Loch Circle, passed away Jan. 15, 2015, at Sentara Careplex Hospital, Hampton.



She was a native of Chicago and daughter of the late Anderson and Callie Curtis Brown. She was educated in the Chicago Public Schools and received a bachelor’s degree in business administration fro Northern Eastern College.

She was a member of Rising St. James Pentecostal Holiness Church, where she was a member of the Pastors Aide.

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She leaves to cherish her memory, her husband, Leonard C. Baker of Hampton; three sons, Leonard Baker Jr., Eric D. Baker and Corey A. Baker (Kim), all of Hampton; one sister, Mattie Jelks of Chicago, IL; five grandchildren and one great grandchild; nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

The funeral will be held at 1 pm Wednesday, Jan. 21, at Rising St. James Pentecostal Holiness Church, officiated by Bishop Dwight Whitfield. Elder Sean Gaines is the Pastor. Interment will be in Carver Memorial Cemetery. The family will assemble Wednesday at noon at Crocker Funeral Home for the procession to the church.

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