Betty Pittman Baker

September 28, 1931November 19, 2021

Betty Pittman Baker, age 90, went to be with the Lord on Friday, the 19th of November 2021. She was preceded in death by her husband, Daniel Alexander Baker, Jr. and her granddaughter, Amanda Lee Baker.

She is survived by her three children Sam Baker (Pam), David Baker, and Lynne Spencer (Steve); four grandchildren, Adam Baker (Sarah), Abby Cohran (Cam), Dylan Spencer (Sarah) and Emily Spencer and four great grandchildren.

Betty was a graduate of Howard University. She was a Social Worker until she married Dan upon returning from the Korean War. She later taught elementary school after her children got older. Betty was also active in McElwain and later Mountain Brook Baptist Church where she taught Sunday school for years.

She loved family gatherings, spending time with her grandchildren, playing the piano, singing and sewing.

The family would like to thank Kirkwood by the River Personal Care Services and Memory Care for all the love and care you provided.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Kirkwood Memory Care or your favorite charity. Visitation will be Tuesday, November 23, 2021 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm with a service to follow at Ridout's Valley Chapel in Homewood. Burial will immediately follow at Elmwood Cemetery


  • Visitation

    Tuesday, November 23, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Tuesday, November 23, 2021

  • Committal Service

    Tuesday, November 23, 2021


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Eric Pittman

November 22, 2021

My Aunt Betty always showed us such hospitality whenever we visited, and welcomed us into her family, we will remember and miss her.