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1932 Dorothy 2022

Dorothy Loudine (Harris) Baker

September 21, 1932 — February 21, 2022

Lorena, Texas

Dorothy Harris Baker, 89, joined her husband in Heaven February 21, 2022.

Dorothy was born September 21, 1932 to Troy and Tillie Harris in Hamilton County.

On February 11,1961 Dorothy married the love of her life, Oran “Boots” Baker. The two shared 59 wonderful years together.

Dorothy enjoyed working at Southwestern Bell for many years, alongside being a housewife. Dorothy was also a longtime member of Lorena Baptist Church, Daughters of the Nile, and the Eastern Star Lorena chapter. Dorothy volunteered for many years at the Heart of Texas Fair and Rodeo.

In her free time Dorothy found pleasure in fishing, baking and being around her animals.

Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandkids and great grandson.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Oran; her parents, Troy and Tillie Harris.

She is survived by her son, Clint Baker and wife Heather; daughter, Christy Kolacek and husband Jimbo; Grandchildren Kristyn Pavelka and husband Corey, Karson Kolacek, Haley and Chris Baker; and great-grandson, Parks Pavelka.

The family wishes to thank Dr. John Kosarek, Dr. Andrew Day, Dr. Adam Falcone, and Dr. John McClanahan, Dr. James Goodsett and their staffs, All the amazing staff at Acension Providence Park, The Brazos, and Blue Bonnet Health Care.

A very special thank you to her caregiver, Rex McCutcheon, for the many years, and for all of the love and support given to Oran and Dorothy.

To celebrate the life of Dorothy, the family requests that everyone wear her favorite color, pink.

Registry for Dorothy Baker

Service Schedule

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Thursday, February 24, 2022

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Grace Gardens Funeral Home

8220 Woodway Drive, Woodway, TX 76712

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Graveside Service

Friday, February 25, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Lorena Cemetery

, Lorena, TX 76630

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