October 26, 1939 ~ June 21, 2023 (age 83) 83 Years Old






     Mildred L. Baker, age 83, of Sardis, wife of Donald Baker, passed away on Wednesday morning, June 21, 2023, at her residence in Sardis, GA.

     Mildred was born in Millen, GA, on October 26, 1939, to the late couple George & Willow Lambert. Mildred loved to cook and bake, especially for her family, her 21 layered chocolate cake being one of their favorites. She enjoyed doing yard work and being a member of the McDonald Baptist Church.

     In addition to her parents, Mildred was preceded in death by her first husband, Julian Waters; sons, Wayne Waters, James Edward “Beetle” Waters, Christopher Baker; daughter, Lynn Waters Hendley; brothers, Paul Lambert, Erving “Bubber” Lambert; and her sisters, Sybil Cates, Louise Bragg and Joyce Bragg.

     Those who will cherish her memory include her husband, Donald Baker; sons and daughters-in-law; Randy & Joy Waters, Ray & Kim Waters, Brandon & Amanda Baker; daughters and sons-in-laws, Mary Williams, Sue & Don Brower, Millie & James Bragg, Tammy & Jerry Williams; sisters and brother-in-law; Peggy Burke, Geneva & Harold Fries; 20 grandchildren and 35 great-grandchildren.

     A visitation will be held on Friday evening, June 23, 2023, from 6 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Thompson-Strickland-Waters Funeral Home.

     The funeral service will be on Saturday, June 24, 2023, at 11:00 A.M. in the Thompson-Strickland-Waters Funeral Home Chapel, with Chaplain Robert Thompson officiating. Interment will follow at Sardis Cemetery.

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