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Obituary: Martha M. Baker

Obituary: Martha M. Baker

May 19th, 2013 in Obituaries

Martha M. Baker, 83, of Jefferson City, died Saturday, May 18, 2013, at Heisinger Bluffs. She was born August 8, 1929, in Macon, the daughter of the late Gilbert and Vesta (Terrell) Fowler. On March 5, 1950, Martha was united in marriage to Donald Dayle Baker, who survives at their home. Martha worked as a secretary for the Missouri Department of Education and was a member of Community Christian Church. She was a longtime volunteer and supporter of numerous civic and philanthropic organizations. She enjoyed taking walks and reading in her spare time. Along with her husband Donald, she is survived by two sons: David A. Baker of Granville, Ohio, Philip D. Baker and wife Joyce of Jefferson City; and two granddaughters: Michelle Baker of St. Louis and Katie Baker of Granville, Ohio. Friends will be received from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at Community Christian Church, 409 Ellis Blvd., where services will be held at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. David Avery officiating. Entombment will be held in the church's columbarium. Expressions of sympathy may be made to Community Christian Church or Heisinger Bluffs. Arrangements are under the direction of HOUSER-MILLARD Funeral Directors, 2613 W. Main St., (573) 636-3838. Condolences may be left for the family online at www.millardfamilychapels.com.