Charles Baker

Charles Manuel "Charlie" Baker

1962 - 2018

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Obituary of Charles Manuel Baker

Charles “Charlie” Manuel Baker, 56, of Killen, passed away November 11, 2018, at ECM Hospital.  He was retired from the City of Florence Water Department and attended Center Star Baptist Church. 

                Survivors include:           

                                Wife:            Sherry Austin Baker

                                Daughters:   Nikki Kelley Tapp(Jimbo)

                                                        Mandy Kelley Starks

                                Brothers:     Johnny Ray Baker(Marsha)

                                Sister:           Peggy Carrol West

Special brother-in-law:    Lyndon Wayne Austin(Janet)

                                Grandchildren:  Macayla Alexander, Taylor Jo Tapp, Thorne Tapp,

                                                         Austin Moses, Abby Tapp & Brie Tapp


                Preceded in death by:

                                Parents:  Johnny Rayford Baker & Doris Jean Simpson Baker

                                In-laws:  A.T. & Lillian Faulkner Austin


                Visitation will be Tuesday, Nov. 13, from 5:00-8:00pm at Greenhill Funeral Home.  The funeral service will be on Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 11:00am in the funeral home chapel with Ronnie Jones and Ronnie Ray officiating.  Burial will follow in the Killen First Baptist Church Cemetery. 


                Pallbearers will be:  Wayne Austin, Jimbo Tapp, Charlie Stutts, Greg Cummings, Quinton Thompson, Michael Hamm.


                Honorary Pallbearers will be:  Billy Gamble, Johnny McGee & Steven Matthews.


The family would like to thank Dr. Dwight Matthews, Dr. Jerry Williams and Dr. Lyman Mitchell.


In lieu of flowers:  please make donations to the American Heart Association and the Diabetes Association. 


Greenhill Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.