Thelma Phillips Baker

Thelma Phillips Baker


April 9, 1932 – June 12, 2014

WENDELL- Thelma Phillips Baker, 82, died Thursday.  A native of Wake County she was daughter to the late James Alga & Mattie Pearce Phillips.  Mrs. Thelma was one of those people that you are blessed to meet in your life.  She was a member of the Wendell No. 87 North Carolina Order of the Eastern Star.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, James Howard Baker, Jr., daughter; Cathy Baker Whitley, a grandson, 3 great grandchildren.

Funeral service, 11 am, Monday, Central Baptist Church with burial to follow in Pearce Baptist Church Cemetery.

She is survived by son; Jimmy Baker (Laura) of Raleigh, daughters; Joann Young & Carryl Silvers (Roger) of Wendell, brothers, John K. Phillips (Julie) of Harrisburg, NC, Jake Phillips (Janet) of Bunn, Joseph A. Phillips (Mary Alice) of Wendell, Jarvis Phillips (Cathy) of Zebulon, Jack Phillips (Faye) of Wendell, Jessie Phillips (Sarah) of Arden, sister, Peggy Johnson (Sammy) of Middlesex, 14 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren, & 2 great, great, grandchildren.

Visitation 5 pm – 6:30  pm, Sunday, Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St., Wendell.  

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