Edwin L. Baker Sr.

Published 6:00 am Tuesday, January 9, 2007

Services for Edwin L. Baker Sr., of Brookhaven, were 2 p.m.Sunday, Jan. 7, at Riverwood Family Funeral Service Chapel withburial in Riverwood Memorial Park. Bro. Ken Crosby, Bro. BendonGinn and Bro. Thad Owens Jr. officiated the service.

Mr. Baker, 80, died Jan. 5, 2007, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter. He was born on Oct. 23, 1926, to Edwin Oliver Baker andAlice Gabriel Baret.

He was a pharmacist and a graduate of the University ofMississippi Pharmacy School. In August of 1958, he opened Baker’sPharmacy in Brookhaven. He served in the Navy Medical Corps duringWorld War II. He was a member of the Baptist faith.

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Preceding him in death were his parents; his son, Larry KeithBaker, who has been dearly missed by his family; his sister,Dolores Barnett; and his brother, Lavec Baker.

Survivors are his wife, Marjorie Brumfield Baker; his son, EdwinLamar Baker Jr. and wife Louise; his brothers, Dr. Brandt Baker,King Baker and Dal Baker; his sister, Alice Soileau; and hisgrandchild, Erin Baker.

Pallbearers were Keith Baker, Jeff Brown, Jeff Redd, Mac Baker,LaRue Baker, Dan Brown, Earl Barnett and Dustin Perry.