Betty Jean Mills Baker

Published 9:09 pm Monday, September 3, 2018

Betty Jean (Mills) Baker, 67, of Mocksville, died on Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018 at Forsyth Medical Center.

A native of Iredell County, she was born June 7, 1951, the daughter of the late Clarence Woodrow Mills and Violet Privette Mills. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Crystal Michelle Knight, on April 12, 2017, and a brother, Robert Lee Mills.

She was a dedicated homemaker for her family. She loved her church, her family, and especially loved taking care of her grandchildren.

Survivors: her husband of 48 years, Robert N. Baker of the home; a son, Brian “Keith” Baker of Mocksville; 2 grandchildren, Brittian Knight and Cloie Baker; 2 great-grandchildren; a sister, Linda Niemann (Donnie) of Statesville; and 2 brothers, Wayne Mills of Mocksville and Eugene Mills (Cheryl) of Statesville.

A celebration of life service will be conducted 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6 at Trinity Baptist Church with Pastor Darrell Cox officiating. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow in Forest Hill Memorial Park in Lexington.

Memorials: Trinity Baptist Academy, 2722 US 601 S., Mocksville, for granddaughter Cloie’s education.