Margaret “Lorraine” Horton Baker, age 77, passed away peacefully on June 5, 2023. She was born on May 16, 1946, and was the daughter of JB and Margaret Horton. Lorraine grew up in Virginia and graduated from Great Bridge High School. She went on to attend Old Dominion University.
Throughout her life, Lorraine worked as a bookkeeper at Twin Bee Auto, Del Marva, bank teller, and at Naval Base Norfolk. However, her most important job was being a homemaker. She was a devoted wife to her late husband, Earl J. Baker, who preceded her in death. Lorraine was also preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Jimmy Horton, and her son, Mark James Baker.
Lorraine is survived by her daughter, Tanya E. Cook (Rich Wiley), her grandson, Jacob “Jake” Cook, her granddaughter, Brittany Cook, and her loving dog, Zoe. She will be deeply missed by all who knew her.
Services for Lorraine will be held on June 13 at Altmeyer Funeral Home Southside Chapel. Visitation will begin at 11 AM, followed by a graveside service at 2 PM at Rosewood Memorial Park.