Col. Summers' Sister Mrs A.C. Baker Dies at Houston,Texas.
Mrs A.C. Baker, sister of the late Col. J.E.SUMMERS, of this city, died last Saturday afternoon at three oÕclock at her home in Houston, Texas. Pneumonia caused her death.
She was seventy-two years old and a native of Christian county.
She is survived by a brother and sister, Mrs J.O. Cooper and W.D. Summers, of Christian County.
Feb 23, 1905 - Cadiz Record


             PRINCETON, Ky. -- Arietta Baker, 79,
             Princeton, died at 5:20 p.m. Friday, March 10,
             2000, at the home of a daughter following a brief

             Services were to be at 2:30 this afternoon, with
             Bill Williams and David Williams officiating.
             Burial was to be in Lance Nichols Cemetery.

             A native of Caldwell County, she was born Aug.
             10, 1920, the daughter of the late Robert Freeman
             and Ruby Jane Morse Stallins. She was a retired
             cafeteria worker and a member of the Princeton
             Church of Christ. Her husband, Fred R. Baker, died
             in 1971.

             Survivors include three daughters, Mrs. Jay
             (Donna) Vinson and Mrs. Dickie (JoAnn)
             Chambers, both of Princeton, Rebecca Driskill,
             Fredonia; a sister, Harriett Tyler, Princeton; eight
             grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Pennyrile Deaths March 19, 1999
Memorial services for Audrey Belle Thurmond Baker, 97, Brookfield Manor, will be at 2
p.m. Saturday at Hughart and Beard Funeral Home, Hopkinsville, with the Rev. James McKenzie officiating.
The body is being cremated. Visitation will be from noon until time for the service.
She died at 6:40 a.m. Thursday at Jennie Stuart Medical Center of natural causes.
A native of Black Ford, she was born Feb. 26, 1902, the daughter of the late Barnabas B. and Mary Frances Bunton Thurmond. She had been a clerk at Corner Drug Store and was a member of Baptist Church. fler husband, Robert Allen Baker Sr., preceded her in death. Survivors include a son, Robert
A. Baker Jr., Lexington; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

July 1926
Cadiz Record
Blake Baker Killed When Hit By Car
Man deaf And Almost Blind Meets Tragic Death Last Thursday
Car Of Dr. N. C. Magraw Strikes Unfortunate Man And Death Follows
Mr. Blake Baker, an old man living a half mile west of the city limits of Cadiz, met a tragic death last Thursday morning between 6:30 and 7 o'clock when hit by the car of Dr. N. C. Magraw in the western section of the city of Cadiz.
Dr. Magraw had been in the country a portion of the night on a professional call. He was returning to town early Thursday morning, and seeing a man walking ahead of him in the middle of the road, honked his car as he undertook to pass him as he was entering the city limits of town.
Mr. Baker being somewhat feeble and also very dear and partially blind was evidently frightened by the honk of the car, and as it passed, in some way staggered against it. The front part did not strike him which indicates he staggered against it in some manner the man fell against the car between the two wheels, and the car threw him to the street, and the forces of the fall caused his death. Examination showed his neck to be broken which was evidently done by the force of the fall against the hard street.
Judge Ryan, who lives near where the accident occurred, was one of the first to the scene, and directed the remains be taken charge of by the undertaker. Dr. Magraw rendering such aid and calling for help.
After the remains were prepared for burial, the were taken to the home, and on Friday afternoon were buried at the Dunning grave yard three miles west of Cadiz.
Funeral services were held at the grave, conducted by Dr. W. E. Mitchell, pastor of the Cadiz Baptist church.
Mr. Baker had lived all his life in Trigg county, and was a member of one of the oldest and most honored families of the entire county. He was a man who earned his living by his daily toil, and was a king inoffensive old man.
He was sixty - eight years, three months and twenty seven days of age. He is survived by the wife, three sons and two little daughters.
The tragic death was regretted by all the people familiar with the circumstances and all sympathize with Dr. Magraw, who was much grieved by it, and also to the heart broken wife and five dependent children.


             PRINCETON, Ky. -- Ernest Baker, 91,
             Princeton, died at 7:40 a.m. Tuesday, March 6,
             2001, at the Caldwell County Hospital following a
             brief illness.

             Graveside services were to be at 2 this afternoon
             at Fredonia Cemetery with the Rev. Dean Ray
             officiating. Morgan's Funeral Home is in charge of

             A native of Caldwell County, he was born June 23,
             1909, the son of the late John G. and Cornelia
             Belle Hillyard Baker. He was a retired
             self-employed carpenter and a World War II
             veteran. He was a member of the Eddy Creek
             Baptist Church.

             Survivors include his wife, Kathleen Ennis Baker
             and a daughter, Mrs. Bill (Marilyn) Jones,


April 21, 1924
Splendid Old Lady Dies On Blue Spring
Infirmities Of Age Cause Demise Of Mrs. Hazard Baker AT Eighty-Three
Was A Noel Before Marriage And Her Father One Of Earlier Settlers
Mrs. Henrietta Baker died last Monday morning, April 21st, near Blue Spring of the infirmities of age.
Mrs. Baker was a Miss Noel before her marriage, her father Thomas Noel being one of the first settlers on Blue Spring creek.
Mrs. Baker was twice married, her first husband was H. D. Wallace. After his death she was married to Hazard P. Baker, who died about six years ago. She is survived by three children -- H. D. Wallace, of near Canton; Paul Baker, of Lock E, and Mrs. Ivy Brown, of between the rivers.
The late Major Noel, for many years a prominent citizen of Blue Spring, was a brother.
Mrs. Baker was a splendid old lady, loved and admired by hundreds of friends, and for many years had been a faithful and devoted member of South Union Baptist church.
Funeral services were held Tuesday morning at eleven o'clock at Mr. Pleasant Baptist church, services being conducted by Rev. E. R. Noel, of Cadiz. Burial followed immediately after at Mr. Pleasant burying ground.
A large crowd of sorrowing relatives and friends were present at the funeral and burial to pay a last tribute of respect to one of Trigg county's most honored mothers.
Cadiz Record

Funeral services for John P Baker, 91, of Cadiz were conducted on Feb. 27, 1998, at the Goodwin Funeral Home.
The Revs. Dale Ford and Carl Gray officiated the services. Burial followed in the Hurricane Cemetery in Trigg County.
Mr. Baker died on Feb 25 at his home in Trigg County.
Mr Maker was born on Jan. 21 1907. He was the son of the late John M. Baker and Charlotte Baker
Mr. Baker was a machinist at Olin Mathison in East Alton, Ill. He was a member of the Hurricane Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, he was proceded in deat by nine brothers and sisters.
Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Verbal Irene Baker of Cadiz; a daughter, Patricia Waters of Medora, Ill; four grandchildren, Crystal Mangrum, Shiryl Waters, Deidre Crofton and Gordon Walters; Two great-grandchildren; two sisters, Ruby Hawkins of LaGrange, Ind and Ethel Maratin of Scottsville; and several nieces and nephews.
Serving as pallbearers waere kennith Wynn, Keidell Wynn, Bob Littlepage, Joe Joyce, Frank Foree and carl Grey.
Music was provided by crystal mangrum, pianist ans Rev. Dale ford, vocalist.
Cadiz Recorder Wednesday March, 4, 1998


DIXON--Leoma Gibson BAKER, 76, of Dixon, died at 5:45 p.m. Thursday at Community Methodist Hospital.
She is survived by four daughters, Margaret PRICE, of Henderson, Ernestine MOONEY and Mrs. Calvin MOONEY, both of Dixon, and Jo Ann HOPGOOD of Robards: one stepdaughter, Chiquita NEWMAN of Clay; two sons, Frank M. PARRAH of Mt Vernon, Ind., and Billy PARRIAH of Robards; two stepsons, James BAKER of Florida and Charles of Detroit; four brothers, Chuck and Duvall Gibson both of Henderson, and Jim GIBSON of Providence, and Joe GIBSON of Dixon; a sister, Mrs. J. B. MOSLEY of Henderson; several grandchildren; and several great grand-children.

Arrangements are pending at Townsend Funeral Home in Dixon.
Jan 1980 Henderson Gleaner


             Levi Rogers Baker, 78, Hopkinsville, formerly
             of Cadiz, died at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March
             29, 2000, at Hearthstone Place, Elkton, of natural

             Services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the
             Bloomfield Baptist Church, Cadiz, with the Rev.
             E.A. Brown Sr. officiating. Burial will be in
             Crown Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1
             until 7 p.m. Sunday at Gamble Funeral Home.

             A native of Cadiz, she was born April 4, 1921, the
             daughter of the late Dan Rice and Susan Malone
             Rogers. She was a homemaker and active in
             programs of the Senior Citizens Center. She had
             received numerous gold, silver and bronze medals
             during the Senior Olympic Games, was a member
             of the Senior Citizen Bible Study Group and was a
             nursing home volunteer. She was a photographer
             and a member of the Bloomfield Baptist Church
             where she served on the mother's board, was a
             pastor's aide and was on the kitchen committee.
             Her husband, Johnnie Coward Baker, preceded her
             in death.

             Survivors include four sons, Johnny James Baker,
             Columbia, S.C., Tommy Lee Baker, East Chicago,
             Ind., Jimmie Lee and Robert Douglas Baker, both
             of Nashville, Tenn.; four daughters, Catherine
             Baker Zellner, Hopkinsville, Emma Jane Webb and
             Susie Mae Martin, both of Nashville, Tenn.,
             Rotressa Baker Yelling, Lake City, Fla.; a stepson,
             Norris Crete Baker, Cadiz; three sisters, Elnora
             Radford, Indianapolis, Ind., Pearline Weaver,
             Hopkinsville, Martha Waddlington, Chicago, Ill.;
             37 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and two


MISS LULA BAKER, oldest daughter of Mrs. ANNIE BAKER of Gracey, died yesterday morning, of consumption, after a lingering illness.  She was a member of West Union Baptist church and had been in bad health for some time.  The interment takes place at 10:30 a.m. today at the family burying ground near Gracey.
Hopkinsville Kentuckian July 1896


             Lydia Bell Baker, 74, Cadiz, died at 6 a.m.
             Tuesday, April 18, 2000, at her home of natural

             Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Pleasant
             Hill Baptist Church, with the Rev. Jerry Bacon
             officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
             Visitation is this afternoon at Gamble Funeral
             Home, and visitation with the family will be from 6
             until 7 p.m.

             A native of Cadiz, she was born April 23, 1925,
             the daughter of the late Charles Baker Sr. and Tee
             Sholar Bake. She was a homemaker and a member
             of the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.

             Survivors include a brother, Clyde Baker, Cadiz 


             Margaret Morrison Baker, 95, Covington's
             Convalescent Center, died at 1:40 p.m.
             Wednesday, June 21, 2000, at Covington's of
             natural causes.

             Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at
             Fuqua-Hinton Funeral Home, with the Rev. David
             Gardner officiating. Burial will be in Green Hill
             Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 5 until
             8 p.m. Friday.

             A native of Christian County, she was born May
             21, 1905, the daughter of the late Eugene and
             Margaret Wilson Morrison. She was a retired
             teacher having taught at Virginia Street, Belmont,
             South Christian and Walnut Grove and was a
             member of the Retired Teachers Association. She
             was a member of the First Baptist Church. Her
             husband, Peter William Baker, died in 1977.

             Survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Clarence
             (Gene) Walker, Hopkinsville, Mrs. Harvey
             (Molly) Ershig, Henderson, Mrs. Robert (Betty)
             Tripure, Lexington, Mrs. Sam (Anne) Davis,
             Pembroke; seven grandchildren and five

             Memorials may be made to the First Baptist


             PRINCETON, Ky. -- Myrtle Baker, 78,
             Princeton, died at 9:05 p.m. Saturday, June 17,
             2000, at Lourdes Hospital, Paducah, following a
             brief illness.

             Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Morgan's
             Funeral Home, with the Revs. Don Herron and J.R.
             Bruce officiating. Burial will be in Cedar Hill
             Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 until 8 tonight.

             A native of McLean County, she was born June 19,
             1921, the daughter of the late Hiram and Elizabeth
             Shanks Farris. She was a retired glass driller for
             Thomas Industries and was a member of the Union
             Grove General Baptist Church. Her husband,
             James Suppell Baker, preceded her in death.

             Survivors include a son, Leroy Angel, Caldwell
             County; a sister, Kara Sue Farris, Christian County,
             and two stepgrandsons.


Death of Mrs Thomas Baker Sr.
Funeral Service Were Held at Cerulean and Burial In Cedar Hill, Princeton
(By Mrs Sallie Graham Stice) Leaves have their time to wither and fall,
And flowers to wither at the north winds breath
But thou hast all season for thine o'death
--sang Felicia Hermans long ago, and voiced a profound truth -- Still sometimes it seems that winter is death's favorite season,
especially for the aging mortal.
Last Thursday evening at about eleven o'clock death came to Mrs. Thomas BAKER Sr, at her home in Cerulean. The immediate
cause heart failure. Mrs Baker had been in ill health for several years.
Mrs Baker leaves beside her husband a stepson, Thomas Baker, Jr of Wallonia and Mrs Mary Baker, of Louisville, one sister, Mrs Hugh Overby, also of Wallonia, and a large
number of relatives, nephews, nieces and cousins, in the counties of Caldwell, Trigg and Christian. Miss Fannie McConnell, Marvin and Cary Rawls, of Cerulean, are the local kin.
The deceased was a member of the Cerulean Baptist Church since leaving Old Harmony Church at Cobb, (a very noted old church) the congregation of her earlier years.
The funeral was at the residence, Rev. David Vance, the officiating clergyman, assisted by Brother Vire, pastor of Cerulean Methodist Church.
Myrtle MC CONNELL BAKER was a native of Caldwell county living at Cobb and environs until her marriage to Mr Baker. She was a member of two large and prominent families of Caldwell, her mother being a Grooms, a cousin of "Miss Jeanie" P'Pool long the honored chatelaine of the Cerulean Hotel. She with her husband, Capt Pool, were well known all over the South, of whom all hold her in honored memory. She was a faithful member of her church, strong in her belief, charitable toward the beliefs of others -- a good neighbor always ready to do her part in any laudable activity of the community. For instance she was one of the most faithful of the Cerulean Red Cross knitters, even after her eye (due to diabetes) were so bad she had left off reading; likewise she entertained the visiting ministers of both hers and her husband's churches -- helped out with the P.T.A.
"thoroughly furnished unto every good work", even after she was unable to be so. In testimony of her sterling character, in spite of the bad weather a large crowd from the two counties and many from Christian were present at the last sad rites in her honor and an equally large assemblage followed her to her last resting place in the Cedar Hill Cemetery, at Princeton, where in the pale light of a January afternoon, they blanketed her grave with the flowers she loved. Thus the ranks of the old families are thinning, but they leave a sturdy heritage to their descendants who continue in the tradition of their fathers -- of the backbone of our America. May he who has promised to be with us all in our grief and loneliness comfo
Cadiz Record Jan 1945


             PRINCETON, Ky. -- Noah Baker, 75,
             Caldwell County, died at 7:40 p.m. Thursday,
             March 8, 2001, at the NHC Nursing Home,
             Dawson Springs, following a long illness.

             Arrangements are incomplete at Morgan's Funeral

             NOAH BAKER

             PRINCETON, Ky. -- Services for Noah Baker,
             75, Caldwell County, were to be at 1 this
             afternoon at Morgan's Funeral Home with the Revs.
             Larry King and Lester Watson officiating.

             Burial was to be in Cedar Hill Cemetery.

             He died at 7:40 p.m. Thursday, March 8, 2001, at
             the N.H.C. Nursing Center, Dawson Springs,
             following a long illness.

             A native of Caldwell County, he was born Aug. 22,
             1925, the son of the late Albert P. and Lena
             Thomason Baker. He was a retired farmer and a
             member of the Donaldson Baptist Church.

             Survivors include his wife, Mildred Sigler Baker;
             a son, Gerry Baker, Caldwell County; a daughter,
             Mrs. Rick (Twila) Dorroh, Lebanon and three


The home of Mr. P.W. Baker, of the Belleview neighborhood, was visited by the destroyer Friday night, and his little daughter, the only child, was taken to her eternal home.
Hopkinsville New Era Feb 1887


Rex BAKER died with a heart attack at the age of 62 years in Blythesville, Ark, October 18.
He was the son of the late Lynn and Liza CUNNINGHAM BAKER near Blue Springs, and resided there until the age of 8 years. He spent several years at Hickman, Ky and later moved to Missouri and Arkansas. The past two years before his death he spent in Torrence, California, where he
held a position in a defense plant, returning to Blythesville in June on a brief business trip.
He was considering returning to California when he was suddenly taken ill. He lived on a few hours.
He is survived by six children, three boys and three girls,
five of the surviving children reside in Torrence Calif; one daughter resides in Boston, Mass. He is also survived by one sister, Mrs C.R. Jones, Gracey, Ky, one brother Andrew Baker, of Blythesville, Ark; and a host of other relatives in Trigg County.
He was buried in Blythesville, Ark.
Mrs C.R. Jones and daughter, Mrs J.C. Aldridge, of Gracey, went to Blythesville to attend the funeral. Many Trigg countians will feel sad at his passing. he was known and respected by many friends far and wide.
Cadiz Record Nov 1944


September 1879 - Cadiz Kentucky
On Friday, the 12st last, at Canton, Judge Thomas E. Baker.


             CADIZ, Ky. -- Wesley T. Baker, 78, Cadiz,
             died at 11:14 p.m. Wednesday, May 3, 2000, at
             Jennie Stuart Medical Center of natural causes.

             Arrangements are incomplete at Goodwin Funeral

             WESLEY BAKER

             CADIZ, Ky. -- Services for Wesley 'T'' Baker,
             78, Cadiz, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at
             Goodwin Funeral Home, with the Rev. Jackson
             Larwa officiating.

             Burial will be in Bethel Cemetery. Visitation will
             be from 4 until 8 tonight.

             He died at 11:14 p.m. Wednesday, May 3, 2000, at
             Jennie Stuart Medical Center following a brief

             A native of Trigg County, he was born July 20,
             1921, the son of the late Paul and Daisy Agnes
             Upton Baker. He was retired from the U.S. Army
             Corps of Engineers and was a World War II Army
             veteran. He was a member of the National
             Association of Retired Federal Employees and
             was a member of the Bethel United Methodist
             Church. His wife, Mary Frances Freeman Baker,
             died in 1999.

             Survivors include a son, Stan Baker, Cadiz; two
             daughters, Mrs. W. Cleland (Joan) White III,
             Frankfort, Mrs. Jimmie (Jo) Dawson, Paducah; and
             six grandchildren.

             Memorials may be made to the Relay For Life, in
             care of the Trigg County Farmers Bank, Post Office
             Box 500, Cadiz, Ky., 42211. 

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