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Wenurth Baker, Sr.
1923-2008
Wenurth Baker, Sr., 84, of Iowa Park died Thursday, May 15, in Wichita Falls.

Graveside services were held Monday at Eastview Cemetery with Rev. Ron Fox and Wayne Brazil officiating. Arrangements were under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home.

Mr. Baker was born August 21, 1923, a son of the late Charlie Moody and Callie Lee Hinkle Baker. He and Clara Ellen Turnbow were married August 13, 1971, in Crowell.

He was a resident of Vernon most of his life before moving to Iowa Park. He served in the Army from May 1943 to January 1947. He served in WWII and the Korean Conflict during his time in the Army. He had a B.A. degree in history and was a plumber for Richardson Plumbing.

He was preceded in death by two sons, Norman Baker and Paul Kellogg; and a grandchild.

Survivors include his wife, Clara; a daughter, Tilda Idell of Oaklaunion; a son, Wenurth Wesley Baker, Jr. of Iowa Park; two sisters, Bobbie Burkett of Mansfield, and Patsy Armstrong of Burkburnett; a brother, Stanley Baker of Vernon; six grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren



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