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Services are held for Cynthia Baker

Funeral services for Cynthia Baker, 86, were held January 24 in Wise, Va. Burial was in the Wise Cemetery.

A daughter of the late Virgil and Sarah Jane Church, she was married to the late James “Tate” Hylton, the late Jack Johnson, and the late Samuel Baker Sr. She was the mother of the late Joe Hylton, the stepmother of the late Minerva Holcomb, and a sister of the late Carson Church, Lillie Luckadoo, and Jencie Meade.

Mrs. Baker died January 22 at the Mountain View Regional Medical Center in Norton, Va. She was a member of the Dunham Bethel Old Regular Baptist Church.

Surviving are two daughters, Eunice Clark, Wise, Va., and Barbara Turnmyre, Jenkins; three sons, James “Buddy” Hylton, Bethlehem, Ga.; Jerry Hylton, Wise, Va.; and Roger Johnson, Jenkins; five stepchildren; 10 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; several step-grandchildren; a brother, Clayton Church, Pound, Va.; and a friend, Louella Smith.

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