Baker, Billie Marie

Monday, December 24, 2012

Billie Marie Baker, 81, died on Saturday, December 23, 2012, at a local health care facility. 

She was of the Church of God faith.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William Baker.

Survivors include her sons; Ken Baker, Billy Baker, Lester Baker, Chester Baker; daughter, Wanda Dunn; 11 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.

Services will be on Wednesday, Dec. 26, at 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Reverend Carl Hunsucker officiating. Burial will follow in Hamilton Memorial Gardens. 

Visitation will be from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Wednesday.

Condolences and memories may be shared at www.williamsonandsons.com. 

Arrangements are by Williamson & Sons Funeral Home, 8852 Dayton Pike, Soddy Daisy, Tn. 37379. 


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