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Memorial Service:

Saturday, February 25, 2023 at 1:30 PM at Sandy Baptist Church Ravenna Texas.

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Earl Wayne Baker of Bells, Texas passed away February 19, 2023 at the age of 87.   He was born October 5, 1935 to Marvin Franklin Baker and Vera Mae Hill Baker.  Earl married the love of his life, Ruby Mae Allen on May 14, 1955 in Randolph Baptist Church and they enjoyed 64 years together.

Earl was owner of Baker’s Garage for many years before his retirement, he was a man of many talents and needed to keep working, He worked odd jobs for Hall Distributing and for McCraw Oil for a few years then began salvaging and hauling away metal and old parts to the recycle yard.

He is survived by his daughter Melba Turbyfill with husband Chuck of Ravenna; son-in-law Jerry Hartwell of Bells; grandsons Craig Turbyfill of Bells, Jake Hilliard and wife Rasynda of Allen, Jay Hartwell and partner Chris Bradbarry of North Richland Hills; Granddaughters Lisa Northington and husband Caleb of Burns Wyoming, Cara Hilliard of Blue Ridge; sister Martha Dickson and husband Merrell, Nancy King and husband Billy along with eleven great grandchildren along with numerous nieces, nephews and extended family members and friends.

He was preceded in death by wife Ruby; daughters, Pam Hartwell and Anita “Jo” Hilliard; son-in-law, David Hilliard; parents, Marvin and Vera Baker; brothers, Billie, Lewie, Jack, Harold, and Charles; sisters, Betty, Wanda, Sherrill, and Reba.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, February 25, 2023 at 1:30 PM at Sandy Baptist Church Ravenna Texas.