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OBITUARY: George Leonard Baker

OBITUARY: George Leonard Baker

Mr. George Leonard Baker, age 85, of Bethpage, Tennessee, passed away Monday, January 7, 2019.

Funeral Services for Mr. Baker will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, January 9, 2019, from Woodard Funeral Home, 5591 Highway 31 E, Westmoreland, TN  37186, with Bro. James Crabtree officiating.  Interment will follow in Whitley Cemetery, Red Boiling Springs, Tennessee.

The family will receive visitors from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, January 8, 2019, and from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Wednesday, January 9, 2019, at Woodard Funeral Home.

Mr. Baker was a member and deacon of Grace Baptist Church.  He was a retired self-employed leather crafter for 38 years.

Mr. Baker was preceded in death by his mother, Hazel Baker; foster parents, Maudie and Alfred Rice; and brother, Garrett Reins. Mr. Baker is survived by his beloved wife of nearly 64 years, Annie Louise Summers Baker, Bethpage, Tennessee; his sons, Leonard Wade & (Doris) Baker, Clarksville, Tennessee, and George David & (Christy) Baker, Bethpage, Tennessee; daughters Lorena & (James) Silcox, Westmoreland, Tennessee, and Janie & (Wayne) Wilson, Bethpage, Tennessee; as well as two grandchildren, three step-grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

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