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Obituary for Jo Baker

Jo Baker
August 11, 1947 – April 9, 2024

Jo Baker, 76, of Starr, SC, wife of Ken Baker, went to her heavenly home on Tuesday, April 9, 2024.

Born on August 11, 1947, she was a daughter of the late Willis Melzer King and the late Rosie Woodall King.

In addition to her parents, Jo was preceded in death by her sisters, Thelma King & Frances Sanders and her brother, Milton King.

She is survived by her husband of over 60 years, Ken Baker, her daughter, Lynn Renee Lopez, her son, Shane Baker (Lana) as well as grandchildren, Vincent Baker, Ian Hatcher and his son, Rayden, Kristin Baker and her children, Chandler, Leya & Freya & Zoie Lopez and her daughter, Raya.

She is also survived by her sister, Marie Burden, nieces, Linda Perez (Ed) & Cathy McAlister (Doug) and nephews, Dennis Medlin (Lisa), Randy Burden & Randy King.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, April 12, 2024, in The Tribute Room of The Standard Cremation & Funeral Center, 1621 Pearman Dairy Road, Anderson, SC 29625. Rev. Billy Whitfield will officiate.

Visitation will be held prior to the service beginning at 10:00 am in The Tribute Room of The Standard.

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