Baker, Cheryl Turner

Monday, October 23, 2017

Cheryl Turner Baker, loving mother, grandmother and sister, died on Friday, October 20, 2017, at the age of 71, from an extended and courageous battle with Parkinson’s Disease.

Cheryl enjoyed interior design, working with children and spending as much time with her family as possible.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Dallas Otto Turner and Tommie L. “Betty” Turner.

Cheryl will be lovingly remembered by her children, Dr. Paul W. Baker IV (Chattanooga) and Courtney S. Baker (Canton, Ga.), their father, Paul W. Baker III and his wife Carole Baker (Ooltewah), her grandchildren, William Taylor Baker (Chattanooga), James David Baker (Chattanooga), Guner Henderson Baker (Woodstock, Ga.) and Robert Benjamin Baker (Macon, Ga.), by her sisters and brother, Virginia “Ginger” Hinshaw (Winston-Salem, N.C.), Dallas Otto Turner, Jr. (Chickamauga) and Yvonne L. Miller (Chickamauga). Cheryl will also be remembered by her numerous nieces and nephews, Cassidy Goss (Flintstone), Emma Grace Turner (Lafayette), Zackery G. Turner (Rossville), Robert P. Hinshaw (Greensboro, N.C.), and Geoffrey Brett Hinshaw (Black Mountain, N.C.) and extended family and friends.

The funeral rite will be held on Friday, Oct. 27, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 305 West Seventh Street, Chattanooga, with the Reverend Brad Whitaker presiding. Interment will follow at Forest Hills Cemetery.

The family extends its sincere thanks for the care provided by the staff at The Brian Center, Canton, Ga., and Assured Hospice Care, Carterville, Ga.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks consideration of a donation to be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research, P.O. Box 5014, Hagerstown, Md. 21741-4014.

Arrangements are by Heritage Funeral Home, East Brainerd Road.

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