Thera Pugh Baker

February 11, 1916May 22, 2011

Thera Pugh Baker, 95 of Phenix City, AL passed away Sunday at Canterbury Nursing Home. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, May 24th at 4:00 pm in the chapel of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, 3770 Hwy 431 N., Phenix City, AL with Rev. Todd Sessions officiating. Burial will follow in Lakeview Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends from 3:00 pm until 4:00 pm Tuesday prior to the service. Mrs. Baker was born February 11, 1916 in Notasulga, Alabama, daughter of the late John and Mattie Hood Casaday.She was retired from Phenix City Carpet Mill and member of the First Congregational Christian Church of Phenix City. Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Buford C. Pugh, husband Howard M. Baker, three brothers, four sisters and step-son Howard Baker. Survivors include her daughters, Shirley Cook and husband Jack, Melanie Sessions and husband Larry all of Phenix City, AL, sister, Willie Entrekin of Ft. Walton Beach, FL, step-daughter, Betty Tomlinson and husband Tom of Columbus, GA, five grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, two great great grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and step-grandchildren. Flowers are accepted, or contributions may be made to the First Congregational Christian Church of Phenix City. To offer condolences, please vist



  • Funeral Service Tuesday, May 24, 2011
  • Visitation Tuesday, May 24, 2011


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Shirley Tuck

May 27, 2011

So sorry for your lost and may God bless you all.

Marjorie Helms Bryant

May 25, 2011

Our thoughts and Prayers to you and your family.

Betty Youngstrom

May 24, 2011

We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Mary Chappell

May 24, 2011

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

The Enfinger's

May 24, 2011

To the Entire Sessions Family,
Sorry to hear about your loss .. Our prayers go out to everyone.

Jennifer Mathis

May 23, 2011

My thoughts and prayers go out you and the entire Cook family. May time heal your heart.

Jennifer Mathis