Earnest Hall Baker

earnest-bakerEarnest Hall Baker, 86, of 53 Wabash Drive, Ellenwood, Georgia, entered eternal rest on Wednesday in Piedmont Henry Hospital, Stockbridge, GA.

Widower of Earnestine Linder Baker, he was born in Sparta, GA and was a son of the late Jessie and Lula Wilson Baker.

He was a member of Beulah Baptist Church in Georgia and a former member and trustee of Mt. Sinai Missionary Baptist Church in Gaffney. He was a retired employee of the former Draper Corp.

Surviving are: one son, Johnny Littlejohn (Rosheeda A) of Gaffney; five daughters, Dorothy Hull (Danny) of Gaffney, Aretha Frierson (Charles) of Roebuck, Renee Newson (Darryl) of Jonesboro, GA, Sharon Baker Seldon and Ardenea Byars (Roberick) of Ellenwood, GA; 17 grandchildren; 27 great grandchildren; 8 great-great grandchildren; 4 great-great-great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be Friday, 2 p.m., in Mt. Sinai Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. C.A. Wallace officiating and Rev. Phillip Buckson delivering the eulogy. Interment will be in the church cemetery.

The family is at the home of Danny and Dorothy Hull, 114 Michigan Avenue, Gaffney.

Professional services are entrusted to The Gilmore Mortuary.