Baker, Ellen D. (Ringgold)

Friday, January 12, 2018
Ellen D. Baker, 81, of Ringgold, died Wednesday, January 10, 2018 in a local health care facility.  She was retired from Shaw Industries, and was a member of Omega Baptist Church.  

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Baker; two brothers, Charles and Vick; and four sister, Betty, Johnie, Patricia and Helen.

She is survived by three sons, Randal, Gary and Ricky Baker; daughter, Robin Bryant; brothers, Bobby and Roby Brackett, Jr.; eight grandchildren, Jennifer, Garrison, Ashley, Amanda, Brittany, Robert, Travis and David; and seven great-grandchildren, Garrett, Taylor, Peyton, Maison, Bristol, Paisley and River. 

Visit www.heritagebattlefield.com to share condolences with the family.

Funeral Services will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at Heritage Funeral Home.  Interment will be in Lakewood Memory Gardens, South. 

The family will receive friends from 1-8 p.m. on Saturday, and from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday at Heritage Funeral Home, Battlefield Parkway.


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