Baker, Nina Margaret (Cleveland)

Friday, January 4, 2013

Nina Margaret Baker, 70, of Cleveland, TN, passed away Wednesday, January 2, 2013 in a local hospital. 

Mrs. Baker was the daughter of the late Joy Longley Bivens and Kenneth Bivens; and was also preceded in death by her husband, Franklin Baker; and her maternal grandparents, George and Chassie Longley.

Mrs. Baker was a graduate of Charleston High School. She was retired from Hardwick Clothes as a seamstress with 45 years of service. She enjoyed going to the Senior Citizens Center, Lady Vols Basketball, riding in the mountains and she enjoyed listening to the “Roaring 50’s” Singing Group. Most of all she enjoyed being with her family. Mrs. Baker was a member of the Bethel Baptist Tabernacle.

Survivors include her daughters, Linda McDaniel Baker and her husband Douglas, Sharon Morrison and her husband Kevin all of Cleveland; her son, Reverend John Bivens and his wife Patti also of Cleveland; her grandchildren, Jessica, Ashley and Zachary Morrison, Ryan and Kyle Baker all of Cleveland; her brother, George Thomas of Decatur; her nephew, Cody Thomas and his wife Emily; and her cousins, Nancy Shannon and her husband Jerry, Tyler Shannon, Brad Shannon and his wife Carmen.

The Remembrance of Life Service will be conducted Saturday, January 5 at 11 a.m. from the Wildwood Chapel of the Jim Rush Funeral Homes with Reverend Floyd Boggess and Reverend John Bivens officiating. Interment will follow in the Samples Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery with Kile Baker, Ryan Baker, Zakery Morrison, Ronnie Haney, Danny Haney and Kieth Thompson serving as pallbearers. 

The family will receive friends from 5-9 p.m. Friday, January 4 at the Wildwood Chapel of the Jim Rush Funeral Homes who has charge of the arrangements.


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