Services to celebrate the life of Mr. Morris Baker will be on Wednesday, November 30, 2016, 11:00 am at True Lee Baptist Church. 3907 Robert L. Perish Sr. Street; Dallas, Texas 75210.
Wake services will be on Tuesday, November 29, 2016, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Lomax Funeral Home Chapel. 2703 Elsie Faye Heggins; Dallas, Texas 75215. INTERMENT DFW CEMETERY
Morris Edward Baker was born on August 11, 1947 in Texarkana, Arkansas to the late Edward Baker and Fannie Hatchett. He was warmly know as “Moe’ to his family and friends. He was a kind, gentle, fun-loving affectionate man that always had a smile and a big hug for everyone. Moe was a consummate Win, Lose, or Tie Cowboys Fan! He loved hosting loved ones for home cook meals and to hear them brag about his mouthwatering “Q”. He found joy in the serenity of the water and love catching and eating catfish. when Morris stepped out of the house, if only to run errands, he was usually dressed to impress, from head to toe.
Moe matriculated through Texarkana Independent School District, attending Sunset Elementary and later receiving his diploma from Dunbar High School. In Texarkana he attended New Hope Baptist Church. When Moe was 21 he was drafted to serve in the United States Army. He was a Medic. He was Immensely proud of being a Vietnam War Veteran. He found peace in accepting Christ and developing a relationship with him. He was a member of the True Lee Missionary Baptist Church.
Morris made his heavenly transition on Monday, November 21, 2016 with his better-half, Laverne right by his side. He touched the lives of countless people in his lifetime. To know him was to love him.
Moe was the youngest of (7) children and the only son. He was preceded in death by his parents, Edward Baker and Fannie Hatchett, five sisters; Earlene Roberts, Ollie Mae Baker, Edwina Devine, Arither Simpson and Fair Bell Brown.
He leaves to forever cherish his memories; The LOVE of his life and devoted wife of (47) years, Mrs. Laverne Baker, their children; Daphene (Elzie), LaSonya (Edwin), and his only son, Morris Baker, Jr.(Ella), one surviving sister; Bernice Baker of Dallas(8) grandchildren; Elzie IV, Christopher, Marquin, Demondre’, Diamonique, De’Morris, Megan, and Morrisa and (1) God Daughter; Demetrice Biggers, Moe was loved by a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.