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Mrs. Elizabeth Ann Baker
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“My condolences during this time of your love one passing. It's hard to watch the ones we care about suffer and go down while we watch. We have the...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: Rita Chadwick Cigainero - GA

“I'm so sorry for the loss of Elizabeth. I fixed her hair for many years. She was always on time to the shop. She was there at all time when ...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Nancy Dobson - Calhoun, GA

“I am so glad I got to know Elizabeth when I worked with her at Cherokee Nursing Home. She was a hard worker and would do whatever needed to be done...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: Mrs. Joyce L. Crawford - Calhoun, GA

“Pam, Beth and Tammy I am so sorry for your loss. Your mother was a sweet woman. I know ya'll were very proud to call her your mom. I pray the you...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: TRACY WILLIAMS BENNETT - CALHOUN, GA

“From our family to yours, we offer our condolences. I didn't personally know your mom Pam but I know how the loss of a mother feels. No matter the...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Jason, Nichole, Kiani and Kailee - GA

“Tammy,I'm thinking of you and your family...My prayers are with you all.. ”
6 of 18 | Posted by: shonda patrick - calhoun, GA

“Elizabeth was such a wonderful lady....she was beautiful inside and out...I know your Daddy was waiting on her like Mother was Daddy. Both Elizabeth...Read More »
7 of 18 | Posted by: Debbie Callahan Thompson - GA

“Ya'll are in our prayers. May God bless you. ”
8 of 18 | Posted by: Wilson and Louise Walter Baxley - GA

“We are all thinking of each of you during this difficult time with deepest sympathy. ”
9 of 18 | Posted by: Reba Hanson and daughters Pepper Pascal, Pipper Telker - FL

“I can't tell you how sorry I am to hear of Elizabeths passing. My thoughts and prayers are with the family during this time of loss. Evelyn C....Read More »
10 of 18 | Posted by: Evelyn C. Sewell - Calhoun, GA

“sorry for your lost knew your mother and daddy know all you girls what a great family you all have close and loving each other and kind to every...Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: margie crump - calhoun, GA

“So sorry to hear about the loss of your mom. Know she will be missed more than words can ever say. You are all in our prayers. ”
12 of 18 | Posted by: The Lumpkin Family - Calhoun, GA

“Tammy I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your Mother ,you are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
13 of 18 | Posted by: Shevelle Medlin - Calhoun, GA

“I am so sorry for your loss. Your family has been in my thoughts and prayers. ”
14 of 18 | Posted by: Pam Baxley Gentry - Lakeland, FL

“In the 1970's I was a can at Cherokee Nursing Home it was then. I would have talks with Elizabeth and she was always kind to me. Also at one she and...Read More »
15 of 18 | Posted by: Rita McBrayer - Calhoun, GA

“Dear Pam & family, we have you all in our thoughts and Prayers. I can remember when I worked at Cherokee Nursing Home back in the 80's & I always...Read More »
16 of 18 | Posted by: Troy & Donna Parker - calhoun, GA

“Mamaw you were one of a kind. I miss you terribly and i am so glad i was able to be by your side in your last hours of life. Papaw is one happy man...Read More »
17 of 18 | Posted by: Chrissy Colleps - Calhoun, GA

“I'm so sorry for your loss. I love each of you very much! You aren't just my "second family" you are MY FAMILY! Please let us know if you need...Read More »
18 of 18 | Posted by: Melissa Worley - Calhoun, GA


Mrs. Elizabeth Ann McBee Baker, of Calhoun, Georgia, departed this life peacefully Sunday afternoon, February 5, 2012 in the comfort of her home surrounded by her family. Elizabeth was born April 1, 1935 in Gordon County, Georgia, a daughter of the late M.C. "Shug" and Pauline Wilbanks McBee. She was also preceded in death by her beloved husband of fifty one years, Charles McKinley Baker on February 9, 2006 and her brothers, Jessie Louis McBee and Max McBee. Elizabeth was retired from the Cherokee Nursing Home after twenty-seven years where she was the Assistant Administrator, and for many years, she and Charles owned the Elks Club Restaurant where she was famous for her homemade onion rings. She was of the Baptist Faith and attended the Bethesda Baptist Church.
She is survived by her daughters and sons-in-law, Pam and James Stokes, Tammy and Brock Henderson all of Calhoun, GA, Beth and Nathan Bennett of Dalton, GA; grandchildren, Jimmy and Lori Stokes, Jason and Allison Stokes, Amy Stokes, Chrissy and Corey Colleps, Cody and Beth Henderson, Brody Henderson; great-grandchildren, Jase Stokes, Autumn Stokes, Laney Stokes, Kelsey Clifton, Kathryn Stokes, Kynlee Stokes, Baker Lanier, Bryor Colleps and Mori Henderson; several nieces and nephews. The family would like to say a "Special Thank You" to the Country Side Hospice , Penny Holcomb, Rhonda Banks and Stephanie Blackstock for their help during the past several weeks of Elizabeth's life.
Services to celebrate the life of Mrs. Elizabeth Ann McBee Baker will be held Wednesday, February 8, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. at the Bethesda Baptist Church with Reverend Wesley Hunt officiating. Music will be arranged by Delilah Baxter. Jerry Quinn, Flipper McDaniel, Tim Rowe, C.J. Dodd, Phillip Lanier and Alan Holcomb will serve as pallbearers. Tom Owens, James Lanier, Russell McBee, Jack Dyer, Bobby Dodd, Ken McBee, Len McBee and Tony McBee will serve as honorary pallbearers.
The family will receive friends Tuesday from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Calhoun Chapel of Ponders Funeral home.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.pondersfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements by locally owned and locally operated, Ponders Funeral Home, Calhoun Chapel, Hwy. 41 North, Calhoun, GA, 706-625-7577
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