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Leavitt Funeral Home
Tuesday May 26th, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm

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Leavitt Funeral Home
Tuesday May 26th, 2020
3:00pm

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Gennie Adams Baker

Wadesboro - Mrs. Gennie Adams Baker, 84, passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, May 23, 2020. Gennie was born November 11, 1935 in Chesterfield County, SC and was a daughter of the late Ben Tillman Adams and Mattie Hunter Adams. She worked for a number of years at Wade Manufacturing and was most known for working alongside her husband as co-owner and operator of The Anson Diner in Wadesboro. She was a member of Cathedral Baptist Church. Surviving are her children, Shelby Goodwin, Angela Beck, Sandra Carpenter (Robert) and Tony Baker (Denise) Baker all of Wadesboro, Peggy Treadaway of Lilesville and Melicia Dennis (Leslie) of Polkton; 8 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren. Also surviving are her sisters, Shirley Stroud (Jim) of Charlotte, Carlene Stroud (David) of Concord and Annie Lang of Chesterfield, SC. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Wilson Hollis Baker, her son, Randy Baker, her granddaughter, Autumn Lynn Dennis and her sister and brothers, Dot Cook, John D. Adams, Bernice Adams, Clyde Adams and James Adams. Funeral services will be 3:00pm Tuesday, May 26, 2020 in the Chapel of Leavitt Funeral Home with Rev. Randy Swaringen and Rev. Ronnie Stewart officiating. Interment will follow in Anson Memorial Park. The family will greet friends one hour prior to the service on Tuesday at the funeral home and other times at the home. Due to COVID 19 restrictions, the mandate of social distancing will take place during both the visitation and funeral service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made at Cathedral Baptist Church, 1215 Old Lilesville Rd., Wadesboro, NC 28170. The arrangements are in care of Leavitt Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.leavittfh.om

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Michael & Carla Freeman Jun 4 2020 12:00 AM

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Anne Watts McCormick Jun 4 2020 12:00 AM

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David & Janie Rywak May 30 2020 12:00 AM

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Donna Bailey May 30 2020 12:00 AM

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Kathy McLain Rogers May 28 2020 12:00 AM

So sorry to here the loss of a wonderful lady; Miss Gennie, (The families' Glue that held everything together) Although theres sadness,we know Gennie is walking the Golden gate & heaven gained an angel. Sending prayers & my condolences to the family.

Starr carter May 28 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Gennie Baker

Starr carter May 28 2020 12:00 AM

May God rest her soul and fill the family with cherished memories of happy times! Hugs and prayers for all concerned!

Wayne Murdock May 27 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Gennie Baker

Wayne Murdock May 27 2020 12:00 AM

We still talk about the Anson Diner....best burgers and seafood!! Our thoughts and prayers with the family during this difficult time.

Sandra Jordan and BJ White May 27 2020 12:00 AM

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