Braton E. Baker Jr. CAMDEN Funeral service for Braton Ethel Baker, Jr., 78, will be held Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at Southside Baptist Church, with burial to follow in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The Rev. Everett Reconnu, the Rev. Jerry Lewis and the Rev. Donnie Barrett will officiate. The family will receive friends Friday night from 5-7 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Southside Baptist Church. Mr. Baker, husband of the late Gail Horner Baker, passed away August 2, 2016. Born in Cassatt, he was a son of the late Ethel and Eva Mae Bradley Baker. Mr. Baker was a member of Southside Baptist Church, and attended House of Prayer With Open Arms Church. He was a heavy equipment operator and was an avid hunter, including dog driving. Surviving are his nephews and nieces, Brad Baker, Chris Baker, Jay Horner, Adam Horner, Dion Horner, Dawn Ogburn, Barry Ogburn, Megan Horner; special friend, Martha Wilson; and his beloved pet, T.T. He was predeceased by brothers, Jim Baker, J.T. Munn; sister, Bobbie Blackmon; niece, Angie Newman; and a nephew, Kenny Brown. Sign the online register at www.powersfuneralhome.net.
Published in The State on Aug. 4, 2016