Mr. Thomas Edward Baker

Published 7:32 pm Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Mr. Thomas Edward “T.E. Frog” Baker, age 86, of LaGrange, passed away on April 9, 2018, at the WellStar West Georgia Hospice. He was born on Feb. 13, 1932, to the late James Lovic Baker and Beulah Mackenzie Baker in Chipley, Georgia.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his son, Thomas Edward Baker Jr.; daughter, Gloria Baker Lee; brother, James Lovic Baker Jr.; and sister, Joann Baker Ward.

Mr. Baker retired from the insurance business, was the owner of Baker Construction and a faithful member of Baptist Tabernacle. He was a member of the Masonic Elm City Lodge and member and past president of the LaGrange Shrine Club. Survivors include his spouse, Barbara Ward Baker; son, Tommy Baker (Kim); daughter, Donna Baker Mobley (Steve); son in law, Ronnie Lee; six grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

The family will have visitation from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 12, 2018, at the Baptist Tabernacle. Funeral services will begin at 1 p.m. in the church sanctuary with the Rev. Jimmy McMillian officiating. Interment will follow at the Greenville City Cemetery.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at  Higgins LaGrange Chapel Funeral Home, 706-884-7117.