Baker, Dorothy Cowart

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Dorothy Cowart Baker, 86, of Chattanooga, died on January 4, 2013.  

She was a graduate of Hixson High School and was employed by Chrystal Credit Corporation.

She was preceded by her parents, Walter D. and Eva Stella Cowart; husbands, Scott Sutherland, Chester Becker and Lewis Baker; siblings, Alva Austin, Mary Welch, Anna Belle Cowart, Judy Clark, Medina Dye, Jean Long and Walter D. Cowart, Jr.

She is survived by her sisters, Virginia Webb of Hixson, and Sandra Stott of Murfreesboro, Tn., caregiver, Corine Johnson of Chattanooga and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be held at a later date.  

Arrangements are by Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace, 423 877-3524.  

Visit www.lanefh.com to share condolences.


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