Cover photo for Dorothy "Christine" Moore Baker's Obituary
Dorothy "Christine" Moore Baker Profile Photo

Dorothy "Christine" Moore Baker

October 13, 1937 — April 13, 2021

Dorothy "Christine" Moore Baker

Dorothy “Christine” Moore Baker, 83, of Halifax, VA passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her loved ones on April 13, 2021. She was born in Pitt County, NC on October 13, 1937 to the late Walter David Moore and the late Vennie Bailey “Nolie” Moore. Christine was married to the love of her life, Jesse “Dick” Linwood Baker for 64 years and they would be celebrating their 65th anniversary on May 27th.


She was a member of Revelation Baptist Church. Christine retired from BB&T of Centerville and was known for her bright smile and kind heart. She was a friend to all who knew her.


Dorothy “Christine” M. Baker is survived by:

Her Husband

Jesse “Dick” Linwood Baker

Her Daughter

Sherry B. Odom and husband James “Jimmy” of Fayetteville, NC

Her Grandchildren

Kayla Jarosz and husband Andrew, Drew Stevens, Kelsey Baker, Lindsey Odom and Karley Baker

Two Great-grandchildren

Adaline and Jace Jarosz

Her Siblings

David Moore and wife Janet of Grimesland, NC

Doris Weathersby and husband Jack of Winterville, NC

Host of Nieces and Nephews


***Preceded in death by***

Her Son

Kelvin Ray Baker


Ryan Langston Stevens


Sadie Rose Stokes


A funeral service will be held Friday, April 16, 2021 at 2:00 P.M. at Powell Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jack Weathersby officiating. Burial to follow in Oak Ridge Cemetery. In keeping with CDC guidelines regarding COVID-19, we recommend the wearing of face masks and to practice social distancing. The funeral service for will be livestreamed via Powell Funeral Home’s Facebook page.


The family will receive friends Thursday, April 15, 2021 from 7:00 until 8:30 P.M.  at Powell Funeral Home and other times at her home, 1133 Dan River Church Rd., Halifax.


For memorials please consider a charity of your choice.


Online condolences may be directed to


Arrangements are by: Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592. 


To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Dorothy "Christine" Moore Baker, please visit our flower store.

Past Services


Thursday, April 15, 2021

7:00 - 8:30 pm (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Friday, April 16, 2021

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 9

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree