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1348 S. Pike St.
SHINNSTON, WV 26431
Phone: 304-592-5925
Fax: 304-592-2213
Gloria Baker

Gloria Ann "Dolly" Baker (Rush)

Wednesday, April 8th, 1936 - Wednesday, April 24th, 2019
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Gloria Ann “Dolly” Baker, 83, of Jones Run Community, Lumberport, passed away Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at the United Hospital Center, Bridgeport, with her children and grandchildren by her side. She was born in Armstrong County, PA, April 8, 1936, a daughter of the late Clarence Alexander and Helen Marie Unger Rush. Surviving are six children, Wayman Baker, Jr., Lumberport, Sheri Belinda Hutson, Bridgeport, September Denise Ketterman, Lumberport, Eugene Forrest Baker and his wife Connie, Lumberport, Frank Darren Baker and his wife Candy, Fairmont, Lenora Marie Dotson and her husband Charles, Shinnston. Dolly will be missed by her grandchildren, Amanda Swiger and her husband J.R., Daniel Baker and his wife Mary, Afton Aman and her husband Jeff, Brandie Moore and her husband Curtis, Nathaniel Joel Ketterman and his wife Nicole, Brandon Baker and his wife Rebbekah, Aubrey Conley and her husband Chad, Alyssa Baker, Calvin Dotson, 15 great-grandchildren, and 6 great great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by one son, Buddy Lynn Baker, one grandson, Eugene Forrest Baker, II, a daughter-in-law, Deborah Baker, and two brothers, Clarence Rush, Jr. and Robert Rush.
Dolly was formerly employed as a housekeeper at the United Hospital Center for approximately 20 years, but spent most of her life as a homemaker. She was a charter member of the Jones Run Church for 51 years. She sang in the choir, was involved with Ladies Fellowship, Vacation Bible School and various other groups in the church. Dolly enjoyed reading her bible and doing embroidery and quilting. She gave many items to family and friends and embroidered numerous baby quilts. She loved most spending time with any member of her large family.
In keeping with Dolly’s wishes, cremation services were provided. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at the Jones Run Church, Lumberport, WV, on Saturday, June 1, at 11am. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Jones Run Church, P.O. 554 Lumberport, WV 26386. Condolences may be extended to the family at www.perinefunerals.com. The Perine Funeral Home is honored to serve the Baker family.
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  • Celebration of Life

    Saturday, June 1st, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Saturday, June 1st, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Jones Run Independent Church
    Address
    Address Not Available

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Patty Boros

Posted at 12:04pm
Dolly Baker was one of a kind. She could give you the meanest look one minute and in the next hug you with the strongest arms you ever felt. She had a heart of gold. I've shared with several, there are many people you meet in your life, but only a few of them leave a lasting memory forever. Dolly was one of these, we talked for hours on the phone until she could no longer be home. I miss those talks very much. But even more precious is that I can without a doubt say that I have met few "women of God" to this day in my life but Dolly Baker was one of them. When she said she would pray for you - she meant it. Words I'll remember forever - "patches you have to pull up your boot straps and go on_not your momma or God would expect you to stay put". Dolly was right- the last thing I got to share with her during her last stay at UHC was - thanks to the many prayer warriors like her - "patches" found her way home, loves her Savior and will forever thank the Lord for putting Dolly Baker in her path". Until we meet again - Patty
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v. thompson

Posted at 12:42pm
My sincere condolences to the Baker family. May you find comfort in your loving memories, and in God's promise to soon "swallow up death forever" and "wipe away the tears from all faces." (Isaiah 25;8) With deepest sympathy,
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