The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

Death Notices

November 16, 2013

Millage E. “John” Baker

Published 11-16-13

FAY, OK — Funeral for Millage E. “John” Baker, 93, of rural Fay, OK, will be 2 p.m. Sunday, November 17, 2013, at Oakwood Auditorium in Oakwood, OK. Reverend Clyde Irving will officiate. Interment with military honors will follow in Mount Hope Cemetery under direction of Haigler-Pierce Funeral Home, Canton.

Millage E. Baker was born November 7, 1920, in Nobscot, OK, to Raymond Blanche and Mary Marie (McMurry) Baker. He passed away at his home in Fay, OK, November 14, 2013.

Millage graduated from Oakwood High School in 1940 and married Lola Mae Williams March 10, 1945 at Arapaho, OK. He served our country in the U.S. Army during World War II.

He worked as a carpenter, farmer, custodian and bus driver at Oakwood and Taloga. He enjoyed gardening, raising cattle and farming.

He is preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Lola Mae Baker; one brother, R. L. Baker; two sisters, Marlie Hawk and Arvella Cline.

Survivors include his eight children, daughter Linda Antrim of Tuttle, OK, son Jimmy Baker of Fay, OK, son Terry Baker of OK, son Mike Baker of Dill City, OK, daughter Rosie Simmons of Elk City, OK, son Joe Baker of Fay, OK, daughter Lisa Weber of Watonga, OK, and son Jeffery Baker of Fay, OK; one brother, Clifford “Snip” Baker of Fay, OK; three sisters, Naomi Anson of Oakwood, OK, Lahoma Beckloff of Oakwood, OK, and Mable Loveless of Tuttle, OK; 23 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to any veterans organization in Millage’s memory, with the funeral home serving as custodian at P.O. Box 36, Canton, OK 73724. Condolences may be made at www.haiglerpierce.com.

(Submitted by family)

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