The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

Obituaries

December 22, 2012

Obituaries — Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012



Betty Anne Baker

SWEET SPRINGS — Betty Anne Baker of Sweet Springs, WV, passed away Thursday, December 20, 2012, at the Lewis Gale Alleghany Hospital.

She was born at Sweet Springs, WV, the daughter of Pauline Schumaker Baker of Sweet Springs and the late Russell Baker.

Granddaughter of the late Tom and Lettie Schumaker and Richard and Daisy Baker.

Betty was employed by the State Department of Finance and Administration for 18 years, a career that culminated in her being appointed as Supervisor of the Micrographics Division of that Department before she relocated to Charlotte, North Carolina. While living in Charlotte, Betty was in charge of the Micrographics Division and the Archives Center of Alltel Corporation and held that position for 15 years. After her retirement from Alltel, Betty returned to her home in Sweet Springs, WV. She was a member of the Cokesbury United Methodist Church at Sweet Springs.

Those left to cherish her memory include her Mother, Pauline S. Baker of Sweet Springs; 2 sisters, Doris Rowan and husband, John, of Toledo, Ohio, Patricia Campbell and husband, Franklin, of Gap Mills; 2 brothers, Donald Baker and wife, Mary, Bobby Baker and wife, Janet, all of Covington, Va.; special nephews, Roger and Stephen Rowan of Toledo, Ohio, Michael Baker of Charlotte, NC, Rodney Baker of Covington, Va., Jerry Campbell of Union, WV, Keith and Mark Campbell both of Gap Mills, WV, and a special niece, Dana Baker of Charlotte, NC.  

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, December 23, 2012, at the Groves Funeral Home Chapel in Union with Revs. Mark and Marva Smearman officiating. Burial will follow at the Mt. View Cemetery at Sweet Springs, WV.

Friends may call at the Groves Funeral Home in Union from 12:30 until service time on Sunday.

The family requests flowers or memorial donations be made to the Cokesbury United Methodist Church c/o Karen Dillon, Rt. 1 Box 375, Peterstown, WV 24963, or the Union Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 78, Union, WV 24983.

Groves Funeral Home in Union is in charge of arrangements.

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