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John Morton Baker
and Bertha Sexton

L-R: Bertha (Sexton) Baker, Creeda Joyce (Baker) Isaacs and John Morton Baker
John Morton Baker b 11 Dec 1888 Beaver Dam Creek, Colson, Letcher Co KY d 3 Apr 1962 Colson, Letcher Co KY; buried Cain Baker Cemetery, Beaver Dam Creek, Letcher Co KY; s/o Elcaney Baker and Minnie Melvina Lane. John Morton Baker m. 21 Sept 1913 Letcher Co KY to Bertha Sexton b 25 Apr 1893 Jenny's Creek, KY d 21 Nov 1962 Beaver Dam Creek, Colson, Letcher Co KY; buried Cain Baker Cemetery, Beaver Dam Creek, Letcher Co KY; d/o Leander Sexton and Laura Alice Pratt. Children of John Morton Baker and Bertha Sexton;

1. Roosevelt Baker b 4 Jun 1914 Colson, Letcher Co KY; d 17 Oct 1980 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; m. 4 Jun 1935 (or 4 Jun 1936) Letcher Co KY to Claughn Kylone Sturgill b 15 Nov 1921 Omaha, Knott Co KY d 11 Feb 1944 Seco, Letcher Co KY; d/o David Sturgill and Dakota Honeycutt. Child of Roosevelt Baker and Claughn Kylone Sturgill;

i. Creda Joyce Baker b 1943; m. Clester Isaacs b 21 Dec 1941 d 19 Nov 2015 Deane, KY; s/o Riley Isaacs and Dove Hall. Children of Clester Isaacs and Creda Joyce Baker; I. Sharon Isaacs; m. Greg Holbrook II. Randall Isaacs; m. Jennifer Stansberry

2. Dewey Baker b 30 Aug 1915 Letcher Co KY d 24 Jun 1948 Hazard, Perry Co KY; buried Elcainey Baker Cemetery, Colson, Letcher Co KY; m. 1939 to Alpha Diamond b 3 Jan 1921 d 27 Jul 1976; buried Spring Hill Cemetery, Shoals, Martin Co IN. Children of Dewey Baker and Alpha Hammond; i. Carol S Baker b 25 Mar 1940 d 16 Aug 1998; buried Port Williams Cemetery, Williams, Lawrence Co KY; m. Tom Triplett ii. Lowell Delbert Baker b 25 Jul 1943 Colson, Letcher Co KY d 2 Dec 2020 Martin Co IN; cremated; m. Lynn K. Spurlock b 20 May 1952 Huntinburg, Dubois Co IN d 4 Dec 2017 Shoals, Martin Co IN; cremated; d/o James Spurlock and Dorothy Barrett iii. Randall Baker

Alpha Diamond m. Luther Hampton. Children of Luther Hampton and Alpha Diamond; i. Freda Kay Hampton b 8 Mar 1954 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY d 31 Dec 2020; buried Bloomington, Monroe Co IN; cremated; m. Gordon Lee Hutchens. Children of Gordon Lee Hutchens and Freda Kay Hampton; I. Toby Luther Hutchens II. Jeremy Shane Hutchens; m. Ashley III. Kimberly Diana Hutchens; m. Chris Atkins.

3. Loren Baker b 5 Jun 1916 unmarried.

4. William Garfield Baker b 23 Apr 1919 d 29 Sept 1963; m. Lula Collins.

5. Lucie "Belle" Baker b 21 Oct 1921; m. Dennis "Noah" Sturgill b abt 1926 KY; s/o David Sturgill and Dakota Honeycutt.

6. Sarah Jane Baker b 10 Jan 1924 Letcher Co KY d 10 Jan 1984 Bedford, Lawrence Co IN; buried Spring Hill Cemetery, Shoals, Martin Co IN; m. 1940 to Russell Diamond b 3 Dec 1922 Letcher Co KY d 13 Aug 1993 Indianapolis, Marion Co IN; buried Spring Hill Cemetery, Shoals, Martin Co IN.

7. Ballard Baker b 8 Apr 1928 d 25 Jan 1979; buried Elcainey Baker Cemetery, Colson, Letcher Co KY; m. Cora Hampton. Children of Ballard Baker and Cora Hampton;

i. Orville Gene Baker b 7 Jul 1946 Camp Branch, Thornton, Letcher Co KY; He died in a strip mining accident at Marshals Branch, KY; Buried in the Hampton Cemetery at Camp Branch. Gene had been a coal miner for 22 years at both deep and strip mines; Orville Gene Baker was described as a fun loving person who loved his family. He hunted, fished, and loved to play cards; m. Feb. 18, 1967 Clintwood VA to Gertrude Sandolin. Children of Orville Gene Baker and Gertrude Sandlin;

I. Tammy Baker

II. Melissa Baker

III. Donnie Baker

IV. Gene Baker


Obituary: Clester Isaacs
21 Dec 1941 - 19 Nov 2015

Clester Isaacs, 73, of Deane passed away Thursday, November 19, 2015 at his residence. Clester was the son of the late Riley and Dove Hall Isaacs. Surviving is his wife: Creda Baker Isaacs; 2 children: Sharon Isaacs Holbrook (Greg Holbrook) and Randall Isaacs (Jennifer Stansberry) all of Richmond; grandchildren: Jason (Tina) Holbrook of Richmond, Amanda Holbrook of Campbellsville, Jared Isaacs of Richmond, and Ethan Isaacs of Richmond; great grandchildren: Kyle Smith of Richmond, Seth Smith of Richmond, and Rylee Holbrook of Richmond; sister: Janice Baker of Isom; brother: Dannie (Dean) Isaacs of Gainesboro, Tennessee. Clester worked as a coal miner. He loved to Ginseng, was a fan of Ky Wildcats, and Nascar. He spent much time enjoying sitting on the porch. He was preceded in death by brothers: Kenneth Isaacs, Charles Isaacs, and George Mikel Isaacs; son: Ruby Lee Hutchinson; 1 grandchild. Visitation: Anytime his home.


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