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Ruth Marlowe Baker
  • Memorials may be made to:
  • Salvation Army
    2135 Ashley River Road
    Charelston, SC 29407

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“Sorry for your loss. Have good memories of Ruth & Billy. You are in our Prayers ”
1 of 4 | Posted by: Maryanne & Ray Lane - Huger, SC

“My deepest sympathy on the loss of your dear loved one. May you be comforted by the promises found in his Word and know that there is a promised...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: A friend

“Billy and Teresa, I'm so sorry to hear about Ruth. She was such a lovely lady. I will always remember how kind she was to me when we were young...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Kathy Murrell Peterson - SC

“Sorry for your loss, Ruth's sister Becky was my (Nanny) Grandmother. I'm James's daughter. I had a cousin let me know. ”
4 of 4 | Posted by: Teresa Dillard - Sumter, SC


Ruth Marlowe Baker, 86, of Awendaw, South Carolina, wife of William A. Baker died Wednesday, January 2, 2019. Her Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, January 8, 2019 in J. HENRY STUHR, INC., MOUNT PLEASANT CHAPEL, 1494 Mathis Ferry Road at 1:00 pm. Interment will follow in Wilson Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Tuesday in the Mount Pleasant Chapel from 12:00 pm until time of the service.

Ruth was born December 4, 1932 in Horry County, South Carolina, daughter of the late George Washington Marlowe and the late Maude Barber Marlowe. She was a homemaker, an expert cook and loved to spend time with her family and friends.

She is survived by her husband of 52 years, William "Billy" Baker of Awendaw, SC; daughter, Teresa Wood (Steve) of Leavenworth, KS; two grandchildren, Ashley L. Wood and Jonathan L. Wood both of Leavenworth, KS; three great grandchildren, Brody, Kaylee and Cooper; two brothers-in-law, Robert R. Baker (Claire) of Awendaw, SC and Melvin C. Baker of Mt. Pleasant, SC; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family would like to give special thanks to Roper Hospital, Sandpiper Rehab, Interim Health Care and Crescent Hospice for their care of Ruth.

Memorials may be made to The Salvation Army, 2135 Ashley River Road, Charleston, SC 29407 or Charleston Animal Society, 2455 Remount Road, North Charleston, SC 29406.