Mr. Archie Clendon Baker, age 71, a resident of Harriman (Midtown), Tennessee passed away Friday, January 10, 2014 at the Methodist Medical Center, Oak Ridge, Tennessee. He was born December 23, 1942 in New River in Scott County, Tennessee to Homer Dayton Baker and Bessie Stanley Baker. Archie was a former fishing guide in Orange Lake, Florida and a former foreman with E-One Fire Apparatus in Ocala, Florida. He enjoyed bowling, dancing, and fishing; and loved his children and grandchildren. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Robert Baker and Stanley Baker; father-in-law, Arnold Henry Lee; sister-in-law, Nancy Joyce Lee; and two infant brothers-in-law.
Wife: Alice Yarde Baker of Harriman (Midtown), TN
Children: Robin Baker Senn of Benton, TN
Michael Scott Baker & wife, Annette Marie Medina of Winter Garden, FL
Tammy Joanna Yarde of Harriman, TN
Grandchildren: Chancey Hunter Drivas & wife, Valarie Eden; Reno Lane Drivas; Codi Dalton Drivas; Tyler Hodaka Baker; Olivia Presley Baker; and Ashton Michael Baker
Sisters: Shirley Langley, & husband, Ray of Wartburg, TN
Wilda Baker of Kingston, TN
Wanda Harbaugh of Kingston, TN
Teresa Poole of Kingston, TN
Mother-in-law: Eloise Lee of Rockwood, TN
And several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, January 14, 2014 from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at the Evans Mortuary. Funeral services will follow on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. from the Chapel of Evans Mortuary. Interment will be held at a later date.