News and Tribune

February 24, 2013

Delbert L. Baker Sr., 73; of Jeffersonville

— Funeral services for Delbert L. Baker Sr., 73, of Jeffersonville, will be at 11 a.m. Friday, March 1, at Gilt Edge Baptist Church, 1713 Green St. in Jeffersonville, with burial in Walnut Ridge Cemetery. He died Friday, Feb. 22, 2013.

He retired from Kroger after 42 years of service and was a member of Indiana Avenue Baptist Church for 48 years, where he served as deacon. He joined Gilt Edge in 2007.

Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Autra R. Barnett Baker; a daughter, Debra Baker Fuller and her husband, Kenneth Sr.; a son, Delbert L. Baker Jr.; four grandchildren, Kenneth Jr. and Karrus Fuller and Ahmya and Averielle Baker; three great grandchildren, Tristen, Jesseka and Kayley; one brother, Winston Baker and a host of nieces, nephews and friends. 

Visitation at the church will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday. 

Spring Valley Funeral Home in New Albany has been entrusted with arrangements.