West Hill Cemetery
Joyce D. Baker
Graveside services for Joyce D. Baker will be held at 11:00
am on Saturday, April 4, 2009 at West Hill Cemetery in Sherman, TX. Mrs.
Baker died on April 2, 2009 at Trophy Club, Texas with her family beside
her. Waldo Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Joyce was of the Baptist faith. Born on October, 30, 1930 in Sherman,
TX the daughter of Herschell Hicks and Epsy Sutherland. She married Wayne
G. Baker on March 2, 1957. She worked beside her husband, Wayne, at Baker
Exterminating for 42 years.
She is survived by two daughters, Sandra Griffin and husband Jerry
of Trophy Club, TX, and Tonya Johnson and husband Tommy of Frisco, TX.
She had one granddaughter, Erica Griffin of Trophy Club, TX, one sister
Norene House and husband Bill of Sherman and one brother Chester Sutherland
and wife Evelyn of Sherman. She is also survived by numerous nieces and
nephews. Especially one nephew, Rusty Sutherland who worked for Wayne and
Joyce and when they retired in 1996, he purchased the business and continues
to keep the name Baker Exterminating.
Special thanks to Shalise Washington who provided special care during
her last months.
Joyce was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Wayne
G. Baker in August, 2007.
The family will receive friends at Waldo Funeral Home on April 3,
2009, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm.
to the West Hill Cemetery