Winnie Parker Baker

February 14, 1921October 29, 2012

Winnie Parker Baker, 91, of LaGrange, died Sunday, October 28, 2012 at Hospice LaGrange.

Mrs. Winnie was born February 14, 1921 in Woodland, AL, daughter of the late Joseph Oscar Parker and Viola Cornelia Wilson Parker. She and her late husband, E.H. Baker, Jr. owned and operated Baker Battery Co. for many years. She was a member at Loyd Presbyterian church, where she was a faithful choir member and a member of the Molly Darden Circle.

Survivors include her children Terry and Lynn Baker, Nancy B. and Hardy Dumas, and Susan B. and Michael Elliott; sister, Josie Mae Teal; grandchildren, Shelley Skinner, Kacey Cochran, Josh Baker, Samuel Dumas, Nathan Dumas, Jesse Elliott, Eli Elliott, Rebekah Elliott and Ezra Elliott; great-grandchildren, Canon Skinner, McLain Skinner, Baker Skinner, Sydney Cochran, Wade Cochran, Stella Baker, Max Baker, Deklan Baker, Abram Elliott, Rachel Elliott, Scarlet Elliott, and Josiah Elliott.

At her request, Mrs. Winnie will lie in state at her home, 801 Old West Point Road, where the family will gather and receive friends Tuesday from 6 to 8 pm.

Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at Loyd Presbyterian Church with Rev. Rix Threadgill and Rev. Greg Norred officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Although Mrs. Winnie loved flowers, an option for donations would be either Loyd Presbyterian Church (550 Upper Glass Bridge Road, LaGrange, GA 30240) or Hospice LaGrange (1510 Vernon Road, LaGrange, GA 30240) in memory of Mrs. Winnie Parker Baker.

Arrangements are by Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, 1010 Mooty Bridge Road, LaGrange. (706) 884-8636


  • Gathering of Family of Friends Tuesday, October 30, 2012
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, October 31, 2012

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October 31, 2012

My dearest Baker family, Your mother was the gem of the earth and I send you my love and prayers and may God be with you all feeling his embrace of his loving arms around each of you. I feel so fortunate to have known your dear Dad and Winnie. With love, Wilhelmenia and all the Nesbit family.

October 31, 2012

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family at this sad time. Your Mother was truly a wonderful lady and we were blessed to have grown up with her as a neighbor and friend.
Jim and Kay (McClurg) Penny (Chattanooga, TN)

Brenda McClurg Sivell

October 31, 2012

I am so sorry for the loss of your mother. My prayers and thoughts are with all of you.

Terri Mathews

October 30, 2012

I Love You Nancy you are in my prayers. Know that everyone else thought your MOM was great and loved her too!

Cassandra Stegall

October 30, 2012

May your days get brighter. Love to all.

October 30, 2012

My sincere condolences to the family for the loss of your beloved Winnie. Life seems to fly by all too quickly. How loving God is to console us with his promise of eternal life.~John 3:16
May you continue to find comfort in His Word and one another.