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George Baker

Sunday, November 19, 2006

RISCO -- George Baker, 96, died Nov. 17, 2006, at his home.

Born Nov. 10, 1910, in Manilla, Ark., son of the late Alex and Pearl Dry Baker, he was a farmer before his retirement.

He was also preceded in death by four sons, Bobby Baker, Jerome Baker, Troy Baker and Don Baker; one daughter, Georgia Lee Fielder; and four brothers and seven sisters.

Survivors include: two daughters and one son-in-law, Margie and Michael Tyrrell of Springfield and Patricia Cunningham of Merceb, Calif.; one sister, Mollie Johnson of Wynn, Ark.; six stepchildren, Eugene McClarty, Ann Bell, Bobby Abney, Ricky Abney, Connie Lott and Pat Abney; 16 grandchildren; and a special friend, Alma Abney.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. today at Ponder Funeral Home in Lilbourn. The Rev. Mark Powell will officiate.

Burial will follow in the Mounds Park Cemetery at Lilbourn.