Charlotte Eileen Baker


November 7, 1918 - October 13, 2013

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Charlotte Eileen Harrison Baker, 94, passed away on Sunday, October 13, 2013 at the Showalter House, Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community.
She was born on November 7, 1918 to the late John F. and Birdie May Flick Harrison. On November 12, 1941, she married Allen Chester Baker, who preceded her in death on November 23, 1993. She was also preceded in death by her only child, Robert Allen Baker, on October 15, 2011.
She is survived by a grandson, Allen Lee Baker and wife, Shelley, and a granddaughter, Beth Baker Lawler and husband, Matthew. She is also survived by five great-grandchildren, her daughter-in-law, Wanda Baker, and several nieces and nephews.
Charlotte was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Graves D. "Mutt" Harrison and Everett F. "Shine" Harrison and three sisters, Mabel Higgs, Alma Henton and Helen Carrier.
She was a member of Otterbein United Methodist Church, where she was a member of The Adult Sunday School Class and participated in United Methodist Women. For a number of years, she helped with Meals on Wheels. She enjoyed making lap robes that were given to nursing homes and hospitals.
For several years she was employed by the W. T. Grant Department Store.
The Reverend Edward Pruitt will officiate at the service on Wednesday, October 16th, 2:00 pm at the Otterbein United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at Rest Haven Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank, 96 Laurel Hill Rd., P.O. Box 937, Verona, VA 24482.
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