Willie Baker Jr.

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Willie J. Baker Jr.
BENSON, N.C.—Willie James Baker Sr., 81, died Oct. 31, 2009.
Mr. Baker is survived by his wife, Janemaree Segars Baker; three daughters, Betsy Weaver and husband Lawrence of Norfolk, Judy Swift of Cedarville, N.J., Lisa Singletary and husband Clarance of Tylertown, Miss.; one son, Willie J. Baker Jr. and wife Scherrye of Chesapeake; one stepdaughter, Eva Massengill and husband Brian of Four Oaks, N.C.; one stepson, Van Hall and wife Tammy of Reidsville, N.C.; three sisters, Rachel Mullen of Knoxville, Tenn., Mary Frances Lee of Chesapeake, Lillie May Davis of Richmond; two brothers, A.C. Baker and Lin Baker, both of Holland; 13 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. today at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson, N.C.
Burial will follow in Maplewood Cemetery.
The Revs. Lawrence Weaver and Benny Wayne Poythress will officiate.
The family will receive friends from noon to 1:30 p.m. today prior to the service.
Condolences may be directed to www.joyners.net.