Athens Review, Athens, Texas

Obituaries

April 30, 2014

Freda Ann Baker

Athens — MURCHISON-Freda Barton-Baker, 58 of Murchison was called home to be with the Lord Tuesday, April 29, 2014. She was known by “Miss Freda” and “Fritz” to many who loved her.

She was born September 5, 1955 in San Angelo to George Dewey and Bertha Jeanette DeMoville Barton, Sr. Freda was full of life, love and faith. She lived her life to the fullest and loved her children, family and friends like only she could do. She attended San Angelo Public Schools and in 1972 moved to Georgia for a brief time. In 1977 she moved back to East Texas. She was a member of Living for the Brand Cowboy Church.

Freda was preceded in death by her mother and a brother George Dewey Barton, Jr.

Survivors include her husband Gary Baker, Murchison; son Eric Eaker and wife Jacqulyn, Midland; daughters Jennifer Morrison, Athens, Bryann Ashley Caldwell, McKinney, Chyann Baker, Murchison; father George “Buddy” Barton, Sr., Payne Springs; sisters Chris Key and partner Charles Massey, Payne Springs, Linda Moser Baugh, San Angelo; stepchildren Jerry Baker, Dora Bonderud and Stephanie Baker; 11 grandchildren, two great grandchildren.

Services for Freda are scheduled for 11:00 A M Friday at Living for the Brand Cowboy Church with Rev. Dale Perry officiating.

Burial will follow in Athens Cemetery under the direction of Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Cody Embrey, Eric Eaker, Buddy Barton, Norbert Mosler, Homer Allred, Steve Currin, Jeremy Stephenson, Donald Goines.

Honorary pallbearers will be Randy Whatley and Harold Currin.

Visitation for family and friends will be 6 – 7:30 PM Thursday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, 1301 S Broadway, Tyler, Texas 75701.

You may leave a message of condolence or light a memorial candle for the family at www.carroll-lehr.com

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