Kate Preslar Baker, 94, of Charlotte, died February 11, 2011 at Plantation Estates in Matthews, NC.
She was born in Union County on November 2, 1916 and was the daughter of the late Hosea Preslar and Pauline Austin Preslar Moore.
Mrs. Baker was a homemaker and a member of Matthews Presbyterian Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Byron "Red" Baker, brothers, Marvin Preslar, Floyd Preslar, Earl Preslar and sister, Lillie Mae Sells.
Those left to cherish her memory are her son, Richard Baker and wife, Mollie, of Charlotte; grandsons Marty Baker and wife, Trish, of Charlotte; Todd Baker of Fredericksburg, VA; granddaughter Katie Davidson and husband Rick of Huntersville, NC and seven great-grandchildren.
A Service to Celebrate the life of Mrs. Baker will be held at 12:00 PM, Tuesday, February 15th in the Chapel of Forest Lawn West with Reverend Bill Pederson and Chaplain Larry Watts officiating. Interment will follow the service at Forest Lawn West Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
Memorials may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care, Charlotte Region, 1420 East Seventh Street, Charlotte, NC 28204.
Arrangements are in the care of Forest Lawn West Funeral & Cremation Service, 4601 Freedom Drive, 28208. (704) 395-0055.
On-line condolences may be placed at www.forestlawnwest.com.