Margaret Ann Woods


Personal and Family Information

Margaret was born on 16 JUN 1921 in Benton County, Arkansas, the daughter of Bryce Dickson Woods and Beulah Bell Blansett.

She died on 28 AUG 2011 in Montgomery County, Texas.

Her husband was Curtis Cedric Baker. They were married, but the date and place have not been found. They had no known children.

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Margaret Ann Woods


Bryce Dickson Woods


Joseph Newton Woods


Samuel Purviance Woods


Elizabeth Greaves Dickson


Nancy Ann Chambers


Beulah Bell Blansett



Birth16 JUN 1921
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Death28 AUG 2011
Place: Montgomery County, Texas
Census25 APR 1940
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Address: Osage Twp, visit 279, owns home valued $2500 on farm Woods, Bryce head mw 49 m college 2 yrs born Ark, same house 1935, farmer __ Beulah, wife, fw 43 m, high school 3 yrs, born Ark __ Joe Bryce, son mw 20 single college 2 yrs born Ark __ Margaret, daughter fw 18 single college 1 yr born Ark
BurialAUG 2011
Place: Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana
Address: Highland Memory Gardens, Lake Charles findagrave 75682543
Place: Lake Charles, Calcasieu, Louisiana
Address: 624 East Jefferson, Lake Charles


Education1956BSE 1956, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville


Note 1

Funeral services for Margaret Ann Woods Baker of Conroe, TX, are being held at First Baptist Church of Conroe, TX on August 31, 2011.

She had lived in Lake Charles for 36 years before moving to Texas, and was employed by the Calcasieu Parish School Board for 10 years and was a Professor of Library Science at McNeese State University for 20 years until her retirement in 1989. In 1968 she was awarded one of 10 HEW Fellowships, chosen nationwide, to pursue a Master's degree in Library Science at LSU. She also held a Master's degree in Educational Administration from McNeese. She was a member of many National, State, and Local organizations, both professional and honorary. She was secretary of the McNeese Credit Union for 20 years. A lifetime member of the Baptist Church, she served in many capacities; mainly as a church librarian. She was a librarian at First Baptist Church in Lake Charles for 25 years, and for 5 years in First Baptist in Conroe, TX. Mrs. Baker was born on June 16, 1921, in Rogers, AR and passed away on August 28,2011.

She is predeceased by her husband, Dr. Curtis C. Baker, former Professor of Education at McNeese; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bryce Woods of Rogers, AR, and her brother Joe Bryce Woods of Norcross, GA.

Mrs. Baker is survived by two daughters, Carolyn Robinson of CO, and Janie Acker and husband Randy of Conroe, TX; grandchildren Ross Acker and wife Carolyn of Coos Bay, OR, Nancy Acker Moore and husband Jeremy of Houston, TX, Seth Acker and wife Amy of Montgomery, TX, Colonel William A. Robinson, Jr. and wife Eve of Smithfield, VA, Brian Robinson of Miami, FL, Stephani Thomas and husband Charles of CO; also two nephews, Bryce Woods Jr. and David Woods of Atlanta, GA, and 6 great grandchildren.

Local arrangements will be handled through Johnson Funeral Home with interment in Highland Memory Gardens in Lake Charles LA. Graveside services will be August 31, 2011 at 4:00pm.

findagrave 75682543