Linda Baker Mitchell
My Baker Family:
Isaac Thomas Baker m. Nettie Carpenter.
Their son, my Father Rev. Wiley Robert Baker m. Vergie A. J. Corbin/Wingrove,
daughter of Thomas Franklin Wingrove and Vernie Corbin ,
at Williamstown, WV October 1925.
Light refreshments were served at the Wingrove home following the ceremony.
Wiley Baker, remarried, to Rose COLLIER of South Webster, Ohio
and is buried in Portsmouth, Ohio, by her wishes. It was a second marriage for both.
Isaac Thomas Baker, Vergie Wingrove Baker, Nettie Irene Carpenter Baker. Diana Elaine Parks Voss, great grandaughter of Isaac T. and Nettie, granddaughter of Mom and Dad. Diana is daughter of Ruth Elaine BAKER and Howard Blaine PARKS. She and Rodger VOSS live in NY state. Rev. Wiley Robert BAKER, my Father, on left.
Taken in front of Parsonage, Midway, Putnam County, WV 1954
Courtesy Ray Howell, Weirton, WV and
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for in depth study and resources for Wingrove surname. Michael Wingrove, Webmaster
taken prior to 1900.
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Thomas Franklin Wingrove
b. June 1892, Wood County WV.
d February 1981.
Franklin Cornelius Wingrove
m. Minerva Jane "Molly" Flowers
b. 09 March1860 Wood County, VA (WV).
d/o John Lemuel Flowers b. 23April1831 Wood County, VA.
and Mary Jane Conkle b. 10 January1836, Marshall County, VA
Married Vernie Irene Corbin 26 December 1912, Wood County, WV.
She was born 06 May1891 Wood County, WV
d/o Daniel Goldman Corbin and Eliza Jane Rawson.
Dan Corbin was born in 1832 the s/o David Corbin and Sophia _____(possibly Goldman).
He was a farmer and also member of the Home Guard during the Civil War.
Daniel and Eliza Jane (Rawson) Corbin
My mother Vergie Corbin Wingrove
in Daniel's arm.
Daniel Corbin is my gt grandfather.
'David Rawson - Ancestors and Descendants
1636 - 1974', by Sommerville and Mills
Pleasants County, WV.
Marshall County, WV
Wood County, WV
Belmont County, Ohio
Monroe County, Ohio
Loudoun County, VA
Augusta County, VA
Mother of 7(seven!) States
of Thomas Franklin Wingrove and Vernie CORBIN Wingrove
| In Honor
of Mom- Mothers Day 2000
1. Vergie Alfreda Juditha Wingrove Baker
b. 11 March 1908 Waverly, Wood Co., WV
d. 03 June 1965 Parkersburg, WV
at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital.
3. Charlotte Opal Jane Wingrove
4. Mary Grace Wingrove
MY BAKER FAMILY
Vergie Alfreda Juditha
Rev. Wiley Robert Baker,
Ruth Elaine (Parks),
and Norman Gale Baker
About 1951, Silverton, WV.
Photo courtesy Scotty Dean Wilkinson
1. Norman Gale Baker -living WV.
Signalman U.S. Navy WW2.
U. S. Air Force, Korean War
Gene was born May 14, 1929
at Wood County, WV.
Died February 3, 2004
at O'Bleness Hospital, Athens, Ohio.
"Gene" Baker (Lyle E. Baker)
The GOOD life in Florida Nov. 2000
3. Ruth Elaine Baker
24 April 1931 -Oct. 28, 2003
married Howard Parks
from Linda Mitchell
Ruth Elaine Baker Parks
Ruth Elaine Baker was born April 24, 1931 at Waverly, Wood County, West Virginia and died October 28, 2003 at Mt. Carmel, East Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. She had resided in Columbus for many years. Retired from J. C. Penney where she worked in lingerie and as switchboard operator. She was a member of the Penney's Birthday Club and went out to lunch with the girls every Wednesday including the week before she entered the hospital. Ruth had a quick wit and an outgoing personality. She had a way of making each and everyone one she met feel special. It came from her heart. She had many friends and loved to help when she could.
She was the daughter of the late Wiley Robert Baker and Vergie Alfreda Juditha Wingrove Baker. She was married to Howard Blaine Parks who preceded her in death October 23, 1998 .
Surviving her are 4 children: Larry Blaine Parks, daughter in law, Leigh; Diana Elaine Parks and Rodger Voss; Rhonda Joyce Parks and Steve Bowen; Penny Alfreda Parks and and granddaughter Cierra Brodie; grandchildren Joe and Tammy Lesko, children of Rhonda Bowen. Three great grandchildren, Harmony, Cherelle and Mia. Three brothers, Norman Gale and Hazel Stanley Baker, Lyle Eugene and Sharon Baker, Robert Allen and Charlotte Thompson Baker and one sister, Linda Baker Mitchell.
Ruth was buried beside her mother at Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery, Waverley, WV. November 16, 2003 with graveside services arranged by her Uncle Luther Wingrove
Ruth E. Parks
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ruth E. Parks, 72, of Columbus passed away Oct. 28, 2003.
She is survived by children, Diana (Rodger) Voss of Albany, N.Y., Rhonda (Steve) Bowen and Larry (Lee) Parks, both of Little River, S.C., and Penny Parks of Reynoldsburg; grandchildren, Tammy and Joey Lesko and Ciera Broady; great-grandchildren, Harmony, Cherelle and Mia; brothers, Norman (Hazel), Lyle (Sharon) and Robert (Charlotte) Baker; sister, Linda (Mitch) Mitchell; and many other extended friends and dear family members.
Memorial service will be 7 p.m. Friday at Schoedinger East Chapel, 5360 E. Livingston Ave., Columbus, where family will receive friends from 5 p.m. until the time of service. The Rev. Dr. William Snider will officiate.
Those who wish may make contributions to the American Diabetes Association, 937 North High St., Worthington, OH 43085.
Allen Baker - living WV.
USAF RET. Served in Korean War. Crew Chief.
Final six years spent at Andrews Air Force Base, MD.
Served on Air Force ONE.
5. Linda Marlene Baker Mitchell - living VA.
(the "Baby" sister)! Registered Nurse, 1957 WV; 1969 VA.
6. One baby a daughter, was stillborn.
She is buried in the Corbin Cemetery, Bull Run, Waverly, Wood County, WV.
on my great Grandfather's property.
L-R Back Row :Norman Gale Baker(my oldest brother), Pauline Stephens (Norm's girlfriend, at the time), Darrell Wilkinson, Betty Phillips.
Front: Scottie DEAN Wilkinson, Ruth Elaine Baker (My sister)
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