GREAT FALLS -- Mrs. Edith Self Baker, 80, of 3150 Scott Road died Sunday, Oct. 12, 2008, at her residence.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Great Falls Church of God, with the Rev. James Freeman officiating. Interment will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery.
Mrs. Baker was born Jan. 26, 1928, in Chester County, a daughter of the late Luther C. and Myrtle Small Self. She was a graduate of Great Falls High School and was retired from J.P. Stevens Company. Mrs. Baker was a lifetime member of the Church of God and a faithful member of Great Falls Church of God, where she taught Sunday school for more than 30 years and was named Mother of the Year in 1999. A former officer of G.R.A.S.P., Mrs. Baker assisted the Chester Co. School District Adult Literacy Program for 11 years. She donated her personal limit of 8 gallons to the Red Cross blood drive.
Surviving are her husband of 61 years , James "Ed" Baker; two sons, Kenneth Baker of Fort Lawn and Coleman Baker of Great Falls; two daughters, Lynda Baker of Great Falls and Karen Puckett of McColl, S.C.; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and two sisters, Iona Moss of Hickory Grove, S.C., and Joseline Barber of York, S.C.
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Memorials may be made to Great Falls Church of God, 34 Underwood Ave., Great Falls, SC 29055.
Dantzler-Baker Funeral Home is serving the family of Mrs. Baker.
Condolences to the family may be made at www.dantzlerbakerfuneralhome.com.