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Martha Jean Baker, 85, a 20-year resident of Rockwall, passed away Jan. 31, 2015.  
She was born June 27, 1929, in Candler, N.C., to Reginald and Jessie Alicia (Young) Morgan. Martha was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and had worked for 16 years with the Dallas Independent School District as a teacher’s aide. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Rockwall where she was a dedicated member of the choir.
Martha is survived by her children, Jerry Baker and wife Chris, Rick Baker and wife Doris, Angela Garcia and husband Joe and Mike Baker and wife Jayne; grandchildren Nicholas Garcia and wife Taylor, Brianna Baker, Patrick Garcia and Gabrielle Garcia; and two nieces, Margie Dean and Nancy.  
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Billy J. Baker.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, at First Baptist Church, M.L. Jones Chapel, 610 S. Goliad, Rockwall, TX, 75087 with Pastor Steve Swofford officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Rest Haven Funeral Home-Rockwall Chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Missions Program at the church.
Online condolences may be made at www.resthavenfuneral.com and www.rockwallheraldbanner.com.
Published on  February 5, 2015
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