Mrs. Martha Josephine Pledger Baker

November 3, 1937 ~ February 12, 2022 (age 84)


Mrs. Martha Josephine Pledger Baker, age 84 of Ft. Oglethorpe, Georgia passed away Saturday, February 12, 2022 at her residence.

Mrs. Baker was born in Alcoa, Tennessee on November 3, 1937, daughter of the late John Herman Driver and Mary Lou Styles Driver.  She was a member of the Grove Level Baptist Church in Dalton and was retired from Hutcheson Medical Center.  She was a former president of the Chattanooga and East Tennessee Women’s Aglow Fellowship and was also past president of the Catoosa County American Cancer Society.  She loved the Lord and studied the Bible intensively and used that knowledge to teach Sunday School Classes and Counsel others.  In addition to her parents, Mrs. Baker was preceded in death by her first husband, Charles T. Pledger; second husband, Mack H. Baker; sister, Mary Driver; and a brother, John Edward “Buster” Driver.

Mrs. Baker is survived by a son, Charles Pledger, Jr.; daughter and son-in-law, Donna and Mario Fernandes; grandchildren, Alexandra Fugate, Dillon Fernandes and Diego Fernandes and a number of nieces and nephews.

Graveside and Interment Services for Mrs. Baker will be held Tuesday, February 15, 2022 at 4:00 P.M. in the West Hill Cemetery with Rev. Danny Driver officiating.

Mrs. Driver will be in state at the Coffman Funeral Home and the family will receive friends Tuesday afternoon from 2:00 P.M. until 3:30 P.M.

Coffman Funeral Home, Petitt Chapel is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Martha Josephine Pledger Baker.  Please visit to sign our online guestbook and to post condolences.

SERVICES Graveside Service

Tuesday, February 15, 2022 4:00 PM

West Hill Cemetery 457 Pine Street Trion, Georgia 30753

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