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Patsy “Patti” Mae Baker

Patsy “Patti” Mae Baker of Miami, OK passed from this life Thursday, June 9, 2022 at Freeman Hospital in Joplin, MO. She was 70.

Patti was born July 14, 1951 in Waco, TX to George “Shorty” Washington and Lucy Mae (May) Ray. Patti had lived in Miami since she was 12 years old. Patti graduated from Miami High School class of 1969. She had worked at Gibson’s Discount Center in Miami for 12 years and was co-owner of Woody’s Café in Miami for 22 years from 1985 to 2007. She was a member of Grace Church in Miami, OK and volunteer in the church office.

Patti was preceded in death by her parents, 4 brothers, Buster Ray, Carl Osborn, Donald Osborn and Joe Micheal Ray and 3 sisters, DeMarl Smith, Aline Rose and Pauline Cook.

My Life’s passion has always been my family and my Chihuahuas, Brandy and Gracie. I love taking care of them, my home, flowers, reading, church family and being a good servant to God. I Loved and enjoyed the change of the seasons, and time with my friends. Cooking and shopping and oh yeah Chocolate!!!!

She married Virgil “Dee” Baker, Jr. October 23, 2006 in Eureka Springs and he survives of the home. Additional survivors include her step-daughter, Holly Baker Hollon and husband Jim, her step-son, Nickolas Baker, 3 grandchildren Hayden Hollon, Macey Baker and Aceson Baker, 1 sister, Doris Ann Doner and husband Mike, very special “Lil” sister, Elaine Ray, brother-in-law Dave Baker and wife Cathy and special friend Tammy Jones.

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 15, 2022 at Grace Church in Miami, OK. Rev. Phil Shyers will officiate. Interment will be in G.A.R. Cemetery in Miami, OK. Nick Baker, Jim Hollon, Hayden Hollon, Dave Baker, Jackson Collier and Jace Collier will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends Tuesday 6 to 8 p.m. at Paul Thomas Funeral Home Chapel in Miami, OK. Services have been placed in the care of Paul Thomas Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Miami, OK. Online condolences may be made at www.paulthomasfuneralhoems.com.

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