Apr. 4, 1904 Apalachicola Franklin County Florida, USA
Nov. 30, 2003 Apalachicola Franklin County Florida, USA
Louise Carenza Carter Baker, 97, of Apalachicola, died peacefully at Weems Memorial Hospital Sunday, November 30, 2003. She was a lifelong resident of Apalachicola. She graduated Dumbar High School in Apalachicola, Hampton College in Virginia and received her Bachelor of Science and Masters Degree in Elementary Education from Florida A & M University in Tallahassee, Florida. She was a member of Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, NAACP, National Education Association, and Household of Roof. Apalachicola has lost one of its Renaissance ladies. A retired school teacher, educator, scholar and citizen, who with the fruit of her labors, educated a large number of Apalachicola residents for forty-six years. She is survived by her son, James S. Baker of Decatur, Georgia; three grandchildren, Erica, Felicia and the late Sidney Jr., of Miami; and four great grandchildren; Christopher, Ja'nae, Somara and Keria of Miami and her close friend Sonja, of Atlanta, GA. Funeral services will be held 1:00 PM, Saturday, December 6, 2003 at Mt. Zion Baptist Church with burial in Magnolia Cemetery. Visitation will be held Friday, December 5, 2003 at Kelley Funeral Home 5 to 7 PM.