Whitesburg KY

Services are held for Meldia Baker

Funeral services for Meldia Slone Baker, 76, of Whitesburg, were held Sept. 1 at Everidge Funeral Home. Burial was in the Beaver Dam Cemetery at Colson.

Born in Knott County, she was a daughter of the late Isom and Maggie Taylor Slone. She died August 29 at Letcher Manor Nursing Home.

Mrs. Baker was a sister of the late Myrtle Sexton, Corsie Baker, Gladys Amburgey, and Isom Slone Jr., and the mother of the late Edward Sturgill. She was a member of the Millstone Missionary Baptist Church.

Surviving are her husband, Charles Ted Baker; a daughter, Angela Cornett, Mayking; two granddaughters, Amber Cornett and Lesley Cornett, both of Mayking; two brothers, Pete Slone, Berea, Ohio, and Wilson Slone, Colson; and two sisters, Della Watkins, Cleveland, Ohio, and Lettie Hall, Richmond.

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