Cleone Gene ‘Polly’ Baker

Cleone Gene “Polly” Baker, 85, of Parkersburg, passed away Jan. 4, 2013, at the Wyngate Senior Living Community.

She was born in Gilmer County, W.Va., the daughter of the late James E. and Ruby Chloe Kuhl Gaston. She was a homemaker, and a member of the Vienna Baptist Church.

She is survived by her brothers and sisters, Hazel Pickens of Lakeland, Fla., Clifford Gaston of Universal City, Texas, Dayton Gaston of Parkersburg, W.Va., Phyllis Johnson of Parkersburg, W.Va. and Linda Wagner of Port New Richey, Fla. She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard J. “Bud” Baker; three brothers, Jack, Beryl and Edgel Gaston; and one sister, Helen Cooper.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday at the Vienna Baptist Church, with Pastor Bill Brown officiating. Interment will be in the Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Sunday at the Leavitt Funeral Home in Parkersburg, and at the church one hour prior to the service on Monday.

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