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  Van Alstyne Cemetery
Greer Block 2


Manning & Effie Baker
Van Alstyne Leader
October 16, 1969
Pg. 8
Funeral services for Mrs. Effie Baker, 89, of Colber, Okla., who died Monday, Oct. 6, in the Madonna Hospital, Denison, were held at the Church of Christ in Colbert Wednesday at 2 p.m. and burial was in Van Alstyne Cemetery under the direction of Coffey Funeral Home of Durant, Okla.
Mrs. Baker was born near Van Alstyne Aug. 30, 1880, the daughter of the late T.P. and Mattie Dixon.  She was a longtime member of the Christian Church.
Survivors are two daughters, Mrs. Opal Nix and Mrs. Juanita Weger of Colbert; three sons, W.Y. Baker of Colbert, Boone Baker of Cartwright, Okla. and Otis Baker of Antlers, Okla.; two sisters, Mrs. Lillie Miller of Melissa, Mrs. Minnie Gleaves of Van Alstyne; and one brother, Fred Dixon of Sherman; ten grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

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