Funeral services for Thursa Baker, 89, were held October 8 in Whitesburg. Burial was in Green Acres Cemetery in Ermine.
Born at Campbranch, she was a daughter of the late Charlie and Maudie Gibson Kiser and the widow of Kermit Baker. She died October 5 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital.
She was also preceded in death by a granddaughter, Joy Allison Hayes; three brothers, Buford Kiser, Hobert
Kiser and Arthur Kiser; and two sisters, Rose Wallace and Viva Kiser.
Surviving are a daughter, Mollie Range of Versailles; six sons, David Baker and wife Harjiti of Oklahoma, Joe Baker and Bobby Baker, both of Mayking, Danny Baker and wife Joyce of Campbranch, Tim Baker of Whitesburg, and Teddy Baker and wife Tricia of Ivol; a brother, Joe Kiser of Thornton; 16 grandchildren, and several great-grandchildren.