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October 26, 1928 - April 14, 2018
Funeral services for Jean Burns Baker, age 89, of Water Valley, are at 2 p.m., Monday, April 16, 2018 at Sylva Rena Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the Sylva Rena Cemetery.
Visitation is Monday from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at Sylva Rena Baptist Church.
Jean died Saturday, April 14, 2018 at the Baptist Memorial Hospital in Oxford.
She was born on October26, 1928 in Yalobusha County and was the daughter of the late Thomas Harwell Burns and Letha Barton Burns.
Jean was employed by Big Yank as a Supervisor. She was a member of Sylva Rena Baptist Church and the VFW Ladies Auxilary.
Jean was preceded in death by her husband, Garner Baker.
She is survived by one daughter, Shirley Loges (Max) of Port Arthur, Texas; one son, Thomas G. Baker (Lisa) of Oakland, Mississippi; four grandchildren, Lea Wallis, Thomas B. Baker, Sasha Hyde, and Amanda Dawn Baker-Wortham; and eight great-grandchildren, Jude Wallis, Parker Wallis, Kendall Wallis, Chapel Hyde, Ethan Hyde, Remington Wortham, Sadie Platz and Landon Wortham.
Mortimer National Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.