Mary Lynn Simmons Baker Warwick of Hoke county went to heaven on Sunday, August 20th at her home surrounded by loved ones at the age of 83.
Mary was born on September 21st, 1939 in Robeson county to the late Odell and Eula Simmons.
Mary was a faithful Christian. She served as a Sunday school teacher for many many years as well as a Bible school director and volunteer. Mary loved the outdoors. She was a wonderful gardener. Gardening was the highlight of her days. She loved growing vegetables, grapes, blueberries, and flowers. Mary's yard is always in bloom with an assortment of flowers. She loved any and every flower. She could rescue a dying plant and nurse it to a beautiful healthy flower. She hated dandelions. She was the hardest working woman.
Mary loved to converse. She never met a stranger. She loved to feed anyone who visited her especially her family on Sunday afternoons. She loved her family dearly. She insisted on a take-home plate and encouraged the afternoon nap. She was a giving person, you could not leave her home without food or gift in hand. She would do anything to help anyone in need including family, friends and strangers. She was also known for her cakes. She baked cakes for weddings, parties and everything in between. Mary is in heaven conversing, cooking and gardening and trying to feed all the angels. She will truly be missed.
She is survived by her daughter Jackie Logwood (George). Her son Wendell Baker(Betty). Her son Kevin Baker (Teresa). Her daughter Sharon Baker Wilson. Mary is survived by seven grandchildren, Connie Logwood, Renee Fleet ( Nehemiah), Brandon Baker, Nevin Wilson, Jack Wilson, China Cabel ( Josiah), and Carter Wilson. She is survived by seven great-grandchildren Auriah Taylor, Orianna Fleet, Joanna Fleet, Mia Fleet, Nehemiah Fleet Jr, Layla Fleet and Maddox Wilson. She is survived by her sister Faye S. Callahan. She is survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins. She is survived by Josh York, a very special person to her family. She is survived by special friends Pamela Medley, Sarah Sheppard, and Pidgie Chapman.
She is preceded in death by her first husband Jack Leonard Baker of 45 years and her second husband John Hugh Warwick of 11 years. Brothers Bruce Simmons and Norris Simmons. Her beloved dog, Rosie.
A visitation will be held in the Crumpler Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday, August 26, 2023, from 10-11 am.
A funeral service will follow at 11 am.
Burial will be in the Raeford Cemetery at 12 pm.
The family would like to thank first health hospice care.
Proverbs 31: 10-31 This passage is a great representation of how Mary lived her life.
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