Catherine Elaine Baker, 77, of McMinnville died Friday, May 22, at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital in Murfreesboro.
She was the daughter of the late Jack and Margaret Uhrig Sharkey. She was a Catholic and worked in housekeeping at NHC.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husband Gordon Baker Sr. and two brothers. Survivors include children Michael Baker of Sevierville, Jeff Baker of Ohio, Wayne Baker of McMinnville, Dawn Stewart of Sparta, Mona Baker of Smithville, Steven Baker of Nashville and Donna Speaks of Smithville, and 18 grandchildren.
Funeral service for Ms. Baker was held Tuesday at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Larry Briggs officiating with burial following at DeKalb Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, the family asks donations be made to DeKalb Funeral Chapel to help with funeral expenses.
DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) May 27, 2015