Rosa Nell Baker
Mrs. Rosa Nell Baker, 81, died Monday, Sept. 22, 2003 in Atmore. She was a native of and a resident of Atmore for the past 50 years. She owned and operated Baker's Store in Canoe for 25 years and attended the Baptist church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Leon Baker,a daughter, Jeanelle Batchelor, two brothers and two sisters.
She is survived by two daughters, Nola Martin of Canoe and Judy Barnes of McDavid, Fla.; two sisters, Betty Wisener and Janie Bell Hatchcock, both of Mobile; 13 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, Sept. 25, at 11 a.m. at the Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with Minister Sam Ezell officiating. Burial will follow at Canoe Freewill Baptist Church with Eastside Chapel Funeral Home directing. Pallbearers will be Tim Chavers, Greg Chavers, Tony Chavers, Gary Batchelor, Ronnie Batchelor, Grady L. Barnes and David Barnes. Honorary pallbearers will be Mike Watson, Wayne Baker, Malcolm Graham, Leon Crawford and Quinton Rowell.