James Lenard Baker, 77, husband of the late Willis Runell Casper Baker, died Thursday, January 13, 2022. Born in Statham, GA he was the son of the late Fred Baker and Gladic Whitehead Baker. He retired from the Navy Supply School Commissary. Survivors include three children: Richie Baker of Athens, Freddie (Andrea) Baker of Lexington and Michelle Dills of Bogart; sister: Jewell Lee Gunter; grandchildren: Matthew (Jeannie) Baker, Brent (Ansley) Baker, Kristen (Cody Hall) Baker, Lovic Smith, Ryan Baker, Cody (Peyton) Dills, Chelsea Dills (Paul Villanueva) and twelve great grandchildren. Lord and Stephens Funeral Home, EAST, Athens, GA is in charge of arrangements. www.lordandstephens.com
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