Dorothy Joyce Baker of Dallas, died Jan. 1, 2017, at the age of 84. She was born In Polk County, Nebraska, on Oct. 1, 1932, to Fred and Margaret (Mitchell) Byrom. Dorothy moved to Dallas as a young child where she attended school and later met her husband of 63 years, Francis Baker.
She and Francis enjoyed traveling and mule-packing together, but she also enjoyed reading.
Dorothy is survived by her children, Sherry Hale, Teri Lynn and Jim Baker; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
The family will have a private inurnment in Arizona at a later date. Dallas Mortuary Tribute Center is caring for the family.
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