Patricia Hudson Baker

April 19, 1953 - July 27, 2019

Patricia Charlene Baker, 66, of Salem Virginia, passed away on Saturday, July 27, 2019, surrounded by her loving family.
Patty is remembered for having a heart of gold and was full of life. She loved good music, a good laugh, a house full of primitive decorations, outstanding cuisine, and spending time with her loving family and friends. She was a devoted Christian and Elder in the First Christians Church of Salem. Traveling with her late husband “Stevie”, was one of her most loved hobbies. A true lover of all animals; however, her cats we’re always nearest to her heart. 
She is preceded in death by her father, Charles Alexander Hudson, and her loving husband of sixteen years Stephen Hall Baker.
Left behind to cherish her memory is her mother, Virginia Charlene Hudson; sister, Kathy Lynne Peters (Larry); nephew, Chad David Peters (Angel); niece, Angela Kaye Belcher (Danny); five great nephews, and one great niece. Also, left behind are many special friends: Barbara Huffman, Virginia Spruill, Susan Taylor, Cindy Smith, Sara Bell, along with her abundant church family.
The family will receive friends from 10-11:00 a.m., on Tuesday July 30th, 2019 at John M. Oakey & Son Funeral Home and Crematory in the chapel. A memorial service at 11:00 a.m. will follow the visitation in the chapel. Committal rites will be held immediately following the service at Sherwood Memorial Park. Rev. Dan Netting will be officiating.
Special thanks to the staffs of Good Samaritan Hospice, especially Venessa and Alice. Also, Helpful Hands Home Care Services, for all their support and compassion.
In lieu of flowers, please make charitable contributions in her name to the First Christian Church of Salem (Youth Ministries), 712 Front Ave. Salem, Va. 24153 (540) 389-6831.