Barbara E. Baker

Barbara E. Baker, 86, of Ash Grove, passed away, Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019. She was born Nov. 23, 1932 in Hullston Mill, Everton, to James and Maggie (Winkle) Brown. On April 22, 1950, Barbara and James Allen Baker were united in marriage. They shared over 69 years together.
Baker enjoyed being outdoors. She worked at Zenith for 23 years retir- ing in 1989. She also spent her time volunteering at the Ash Grove thrift store, where she volunteered her time for over 20 years. Above all, Barbara adored all of her grandchildren and being able to spend time with them.
Baker is survived by her husband, James Allen Baker of the home; children, James (Rickey) Baker and wife Carmen of Greenfield, Robbie Hollis and husband Dennis of Texas, Bobbie Wycuff of Ash Grove, Rebecca Anderson and husband Richard of Ash Grove, Brenda McPhail and husband Tim of Republic; 16 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren; two great- great-grandchildren; sister, Laura Erma Chilcutt of Bolivar; nieces, nephews, cousins, other family and many friends.
Baker was preceded in death by her parents; twin sister, Robbie Helen Brown; grandchild, Ashley Ellen Anderson; great-grandchild, McKinley Rae Deken; and half-brother, Eugene Floyd.
Visitation will be from 2-3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019 at Wilson-Griffin Funeral Home, Ash Grove. Fu- neral services will begin at 3 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019 at the funeral home with burial to follow at Ash Grove Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to First Christian Church of Ash Grove and may be left at the funeral home.


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