Sarah "Sally" Viola (Robison) BakerSeptember 12, 1919 ~ April 19, 2017 (age 97)
Sarah “Sally” Viola Baker, went peacefully to be with our heavenly father at the age of 97 on April 19, 2017.
Born September 12, 1919 in Avilton, Maryland, the daughter of the late Bruce E. and Lela A. “Doozie” (McKenzie) Robison. She was married to the late Ray F. Baker for 52 years and lived in Pocahontas for most of her adult life. More recently, she resided at MedowView Nursing Center, Berlin, PA.
In addition to her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by five brothers: Elmer, Walter, John, George, and Ervin Robinson; five sisters: Agnes Ricker, Mary Robinson, Emma Lewis, Anna Robinson, and Henrietta “Etta” McKenzie; two granddaughters: Linda K. Chaney and Doreen R. Fogle.
Surviving are five children: David F. Baker and wife Carol, Tipp City, OH; Angela J. Grooms, Moore, OK; Zane M. Baker, Frostburg Village Nursing Home and wife Shirley, Mount Savage, MD; Karon T. Freyta and significant other, Carl Hillard, Boiling Springs, SC; and Sharon Georg, Meyersdale, PA; Thirteen grandchildren: Thane Baker, Shara Westenheffer and husband Eric, Cheryl Homan, April Rounds and husband Rick, Diane Raygor and fiancé Scott, Wayne Baker and wife Sandy, Gary Baker and wife Jennifer, Melissa Leavitt and husband Allen, Charles Freyta, Michelle Bishop and fiancé Glen, Kimberly Freyta, Larry Freyta, and Lori Patterson and husband Hunter; 37 great grandchildren and 14 great great grandchildren. Also survived by brother: Lawrence Robinson and wife Goldie, Luray, VA; sister: Lula Steiner, Berkley Springs, W.Va; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Sarah was a member of New Hope Church of Christ. She retired from the Meyersdale Shirt Factory in 1982. Afterwards, she had a small ceramic business and enjoyed working in her flower gardens which kept her fit and healthy and were her pride and joy. Her family was very important to her and brightened her days with visits, phone calls, and letters. She was a loving mother, and in her glory when there were family gatherings. She will be missed greatly.
Visitation from 10 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 22 at Price Funeral Home, Meyersdale, with Pastor Marc Valentine officiating. Interment Meyersdale Area Union Cemetery.
Arrangements by Price Funeral Service, Inc., Meyersdale.