Marie Phyllis Baker of Bamberg, SC and formerly of Evansville, IN, departed this life to be with God on September 14, 2018. Marie passed in peace and comfort with her children by her side.
Family will receive friends Sunday, September 23, 2018 from 4:00PM until 6:00PM at Cooner Funeral Home in Bamberg, SC. She will be laid to rest in Beaufort National Cemetery on September 24, 2018 at 12:00PM.
Marie was born on November 15, 1932 in Enfield CT, to the late Henry Guillotte and the late Evelyn Mellen. She was preceded by her husband, Borden James Baker of Bamberg on December 13, 2015.
Marie was a kind, loving, and gentle soul who lived a simple and honest life. Marie enjoyed journaling, gardening her flowers, and bird watching.
She is survived by her four children, Linda Petschow of Lafayette IN, Polly Kramer of Evansville, IN, Mark and Charlie Baker both of Charleston, SC and her three stepsons, Borden Baker of Orangeburg, SC, James Baker of Cope, SC and Stanley Baker of North, SC. She was a grandmother to Tommy and Matt Wolgamott, Evelyn Baker, Kim Baker- May, Mitchell Baker, Brianna Baker, Grant Baker, Corey Baker, Holly Baker- Daniels and Courtney Langford. She also had three great grandchildren, Danika and Carter Daniels, and Jackson Langford.
The children would like to express their gratitude to Jessica Ulmer, and Shanekquz Wade of Pruitt Health Hospice for providing care and comfort to Marie during her last few months.
Cooner Funeral Home, LLC (www.coonerfuneralhome.com) of Bamberg is in charge of the arrangements.