Claiborne - Overholt
1106 Hwy. 33 South
New Tazewell, TN 37825
(423) 626 - 2191
Fax (423) 626 - 8440
Rev. Charles Neal Baker age 86 of Harrogate, TN was born September 29, 1929 and went home to be with the Lord on June 13, 2016. He was member of Poplar Grove Baptist Church. Rev. Baker pastored several churches in the tri state area during his ministry. He was a lifelong farmer and worked for the Claiborne County Road Department and was a janitor at Forge Ridge School.
He was preceded in death by his:
Parents: Patton and Kate Baker
Son: Johnny Baker
Sisters: Beulah Gulley and Rachel Sandefur
He is survived by his:
Loving wife of 65 years: Virginia Baker of Harrogate, TN
Daughter: Beth Cosby and husband Roger of Monroe, MI
Son: Randy Baker and wife Denise of White Pine, TN
Grandchildren: Chris Cosby, Jodi Baker, Traci Smith,
Ryan Baker and Corey Baker
13 Great Grandchildren
Several nieces, nephews and a host of other loving relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends Thursday, June 16, 2016 from 6PM until 8PM at the Claiborne-Overholt Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, June 17, 2016 at 11AM in the Claiborne-Overholt Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Rondol Daniels, the Rev. Stanley Massengill and the Rev. Murphy Daniels officiating. Music will be provided by the Poplar Grove Church Singers and the Cosby Family. Burial will follow in the Poplar Grove Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Grandsons and Great Grandsons
Honorary Pallbearer: Lucas Mize