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Lois BakerJuly 4, 1931 ~ December 15, 2017 (age 86)
Services will be held Saturday December 30, 2017 at 10:00a.m. at L.E. Black, Phillips and Holden Funeral Home for Mrs. Lois Baker, 86, who entered eternal rest on Friday, December 15, 2017 at Briarfield, Manor.
Mrs. Baker was born July 4, 1931 in Aliceville, Alabama a daughter of West and Lela Mack Rice. She was married to Roger Baker Sr. She was a devoted homemaker who loved her family.
Mrs. Baker was a faithful member of New Zion Gospel Deliverance Church where she served as Mother of the church, and a member of the Sunday School Department. She enjoyed singing and praising the Lord. She also enjoyed cooking for family and friends. She was very business minded and could stretch a dollar. She had a positive attitude; never complained, had a magnetic personality and smile. She was appreciative of the smallest things.
She leaves to cherish her memories, her son Roger Jr. (Qudriyah Sowell) of Nashville, TN.; grandsons LeAries, Roger and Roderick Baker; nephews Morris(Debra) Kennedy of Boardman, Alvin Kennedy, Jimmie (Angela)Kennedy, Nelson(Maria Lewis) of Youngstown. A special niece, Bettye Anderson of Crystal Lake, Illinois.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; a granddaughter Jaceyon Baker; seven sisters and seven brothers; Mrs. Baker was the youngest child and a nephew Kelvin Kennedy. The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to the entire staff of Brairfield Manor especially Kristen McGuire and Teri Morris; Hospice of the Valley and Bishop Stanley & Mrs. Williams for their many visits and prayers. Friends may call one hour prior to the services 9-10:00a.m. at the funeral home.