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Virginia Ann Phillips Baker

October 21, 1931 May 2, 2019
Virginia Ann Phillips Baker
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Obituary for Virginia Ann Phillips Baker

Goldsboro – Virginia Ann Phillips Baker, 87, passed away on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at Wayne UNC Healthcare.

Ann was born in Snowville, VA on October 21, 1931 to the late Robert and Elizabeth Cox Phillips. She was married to the late Joseph Edwin Baker. Ann was employed for many years as a cake decorator with Winn-Dixie and always enjoyed the opportunity to work in her garden. She will also be remembered as a talented seamstress and made the wedding dresses for her daughters. Above all, Ann loved spending time with her family and friends. She will be missed.

The family will greet friends on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home followed by a service to celebrate Ann’s life at 7:00 p.m. in the chapel with Rev. Joanna Stallings officiating. Interment will be on Wednesday at 12:00 noon in the Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery in Spring Lake.

Ann is survived by her children, Kay Baker Scheetz of Hampton, VA, Robert Owen Baker and wife Karen of Mount Olive, and Elizabeth “Beth” B. Gettle of Goldsboro; grandchildren, Melissa Koos, Sara Ruhl (Tobias), Alison Baker, Meredith Batchelor (Jonathan), Army Specialist Lukas Baker, Kelly Gettle, and Brett Gettle; and great-grandchildren, Ryan Koos, Brandon Batchelor, Natalie Koos, Haleigh Batchelor, Kamryn Baker, Wesley Ruhl, Branna Baker, Elora Toran, and Claire Ruhl. She is also survived by her brother, John Phillips and sisters, Barbara Phillips, Helen Monroe and Dot Lancaster.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her son-in-law, Mark Gettle; daughter, JoAnne Joyner; and brother, Davis Phillips.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.


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Visitation

Tuesday

7

May

5:30 PM 5/7/2019 5:30:00 PM - 7:00 PM 5/7/2019 7:00:00 PM
Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service

1300 Wayne Memorial Drive
Goldsboro, NC 27534

Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service
1300 Wayne Memorial Drive Goldsboro 27534 NC
United States

Funeral Service

Tuesday

7

May

7:00 PM 5/7/2019 7:00:00 PM
Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service

1300 Wayne Memorial Drive
Goldsboro, NC 27534

Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service
1300 Wayne Memorial Drive Goldsboro 27534 NC
United States

Graveside

Wednesday

8

May

12:00 PM 5/8/2019 12:00:00 PM
Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery

8220 Bragg Blvd
Fort Bragg, NC 28310

Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery
8220 Bragg Blvd Fort Bragg 28310 NC
United States

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Location

Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery Final Resting Place

8220 Bragg Blvd
Fort Bragg, NC 28310

8220 Bragg Blvd Fort Bragg 28310 NC
United States
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