John Morton Baker
and Bertha Sexton
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;
L-R: Bertha (Sexton) Baker, Creeda Joyce (Baker) Isaacs and John
1. Roosevelt Baker b 4 Jun 1914 Colson, Letcher Co KY; d 17 Oct 1980 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY; m. 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. Dave Baker b 1916 KY (this is possibly Loren above).
5. William Garfield Baker b 23 Apr 1919 d 29 Sept 1963; m. Lula Collins.
6. Lucie Bell Baker b 21 Oct 1921; m. Dennis Noah Sturgill b 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 KY d 25 Jan 1979; buried Elcainey Baker Cemetery, Colson, Letcher Co KY; m. Cora Hampton.
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.
1920 Letcher Co KY Census Colson ED 60
25 25 Baker John Head R M W 32 M KY KY KY Farmer General Farm
25 25 Baker Bertha Wife F W 27 M KY KY VA
25 25 Baker Roosevelt Son M W 6 S KY KY KY
25 25 Baker Dewey Son M W 5 S KY KY KY
25 25 Baker William G Son M W 8/12 S KY KY KY
1930 Rockhouse Letcher Co KY Census District 3
86 87 Baker John M Head 250 M W 41 M 22 KY KY KY Farmer
86 87 Baker Bertha Wife H F W 34 M 19 KY KY KY
86 87 Baker Rosevelt Son M W 16 S KY KY KY
86 87 Baker Dave Son M W 14 S KY KY KY
86 87 Baker Bell Daughter 9 F W S KY KY KY
86 87 Baker Sarah Daughter 7 F W S KY KY KY
86 87 Baker Ballard Son 1 M W S KY KY KY