Edith M. Baker
Edith M. Baker, 93, of Benton, went to be with the Lord on Monday, Oct. 7. She was born Nov. 5, 1925, in Poplar Bluff, Missouri, to the late Albert and Lada Mae Graham.
She worked at KFC in Benton for approximately 14 years. She was a faithful 38-year member of First Baptist Church of Benton and loved her church as her family.
She is survived by her children, David Baker (Charlotte), of Kennewick, Washington, Jim Baker (Nancy), of North Little Rock, and Jan Adams (Bobby), of Branson, Missouri; nine grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; two siblings, Al “Sonny” Graham (Betty), of
Benton, and Clyde Graham (Shirley), of Arnold, Missouri; and other extended family members and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Clark L. Baker; two sisters, Bette Evans (John) and Jean Grant (Wes); a daughter, Carol Baker Schulte; and a granddaughter, Amy Elizabeth Siron.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to International Mission Board c/o First Baptist of Benton or WMU c/o First Baptist of Benton, 211 South Market St., Benton, AR 72015.
Family will receive friends at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, followed by a a memorial service at 3 p.m., at First Baptist Church of Benton, 211 South Market St.
Online guest book: www.smithfamilycares.com.