Lula Mae Baker Lemons
Posted: Wednesday, May 9, 2012 4:00 pm
Mrs. Lula Mae Baker Lemons, 79, of Martin died Saturday, May 5, 2012, at her residence, surrounded by her family.
Services were held at 10 a.m. Monday at Murphy Funeral Home Chapel in Martin with Rev. Noel Edwards officiating. Burial was in Hornbeak Cemetery in Greenfield.
Mrs. Lemons was born Aug. 27, 1932, in Hurricane Mills, daughter of the late Gaines B. and Emmer Dee Rushing Baker. She was a 1952 graduate of Martin High School, formerly worked at Hubbell Lighting Company and was a member of Mt. Pelia Baptist Church. Her family enjoyed her stories of playing basketball in high school. She was a basketball captain and selected for Girl’s State.
Survivors include her husband of 60 years, Willie H. Lemons of Martin; one son, Tommie (Pam) Lemons of Union City; one daughter, Debbie (Joe) Varosso of Lebanon; one sister, Bula Plunk of Martin; two grandchildren, Will (Teresa) Lemons of Martin and Bart (Elisha) Lemons of Dyersburg; and three great-grandchildren, Brady Lemons and Price Lemons, both of Martin and Kaleb Worrell of Union City.
She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Sheila Ann Lemons; two brothers, Monroe H. Baker and James H. Baker; and one sister, Mattie Mae King.
Online tributes may be left at murphyfuneralhome.net.