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Thelma Irene Williams

Thursday, August 10, 2006

Born 11-13-1914 -- Died 7-29-2006

Thelma Irene Williams, 91, died July 29, 2006, at Shady Oaks Healthcare in Thayer.

She was born Nov. 13, 1914, in Sheridan, Iowa, the daughter of the late J.O. Denny and Edith Botkins Denny.

She was united in marriage in 1932 in Lucas County, Iowa, to James W. Baker, who preceded her in death.

She is survived by three children, Kenneth J. Baker of Thayer, Gerald D. Baker of Thayer, and Sharon Garnett of Eureka, Calif.; 10 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Bob Denny of Durant, Iowa; and one sister, Susie Oxenrider of Montana.

She was a homemaker and a long-time member of First Baptist Church in Thayer.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two daughters, Marjorie Jones and Linda Hollenbeck; and several brothers and sisters.

Memorial services will be held at a later date in Iowa.