In Memory

Carolyn Riley** (Baker) - Class Of 1962

Carolyn Riley** (Baker)


Carolyn Riley Baker

1945 - 2016

Carolyn Riley Baker, 71, passed away Thursday, Aug. 3, 2016, a t the Hospice of the Golden Isles. Carolyn was born in Wichita, Kan., Mar. 19, 1945  to the la te Col. James Randle Riley Sr. (USAF retired),and the late Roberta Lee Lovern Riley. She graduated from Johnson High School in Yokota, Japan at the United States Air Force Base. She earned her BS degree in criminal justice from Mercer University in Macon, Ga. in 1992. She worked for Delta Airlines for 31years, from Oct. 3, 1965- Aug.1, 1996, as a flight attendant. Carolyn was a member  of the Ninety-Nines (Women's Pilot Organization) for 30 years. She was also a member of St. Andrews Episcopal Church, Darien, Ga., and served as President of Episcopal Church Women. She was an active member  ofThe Vestry, and Altar  Guild. She was a trained volunteer with CASA, and voted  2014 volunteer of the year.

  Carolyn resided in Mcintosh County  since 1999. She was a private pilot since 1972, and owned her own  airplane. She loved her church, family, and traveling with her husband, very much. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her stepson Samuel W. "Chip" Baker IV. 

Survivors include  her husband of 42 years Winn Baker of Darien, Ga.; step­ daughter Candy Baker of Brunswick, Ga.; brothers Robert  Eugene Riley (Hazel) of Ogden, Utah, and James Randle Riley Jr. (Diane) of Wetumpka, Ala.

Family requests in lieu of flowers memorial contributions made to the Hospice of the Golden Isles, 1692 Glynco Parkway,Brunswick, GA 31520.  

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5, 2016, at Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home.

A funeral service will be held at 11 am. Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016, at St. Andrews Episcopal Church, Darien, Ga., with Father Ted Clarkston officiating. Burial, will follow at Palmetto Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Lance Toland, Leo Owens, John Dunham,Da ve Sapp, Tony Loreno and Joe Jurskis. 

Arrangements are entrusted to Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home.

The Johnson High alumni will miss Carolyn very much.