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Edna Irene Baker

Fordyce, AR, 1927 - 2014

Edna Irene Baker, 87, of Fordyce, Ark., died in Raleigh, N.C., surrounded by her family on April 18. She was born on February 9, 1927 to John and Mary Hearnsberger. Mrs. Baker was the youngest of ten siblings.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Reverend Leonard "Red" Baker, her six brothers, and three sisters. She is survived by her two children, Robert Baker of Concord, California and Mary Lynn Elledge of Raleigh, N.C.; her three grandchildren, Tony Baker of Santa Monica, Calif., Janna Gouldie of Raleigh, N.C. and Kara Cottrell of Mount Carmel, Tenn. and her eight great-grandchildren.
Graveside Service will be 2:00pm, Thursday, April 24, 2014, at Oakland Cemetery, Fordyce, Arkansas. She will be buried next to her beloved husband. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the National Cancer Society. Please share your messages of love, comfort and support with the family at

Published April 22, 2014

Griffin Leggett Healey & Roth
5800 West 12th Street, Little Rock, AR
Phone: 501-661-9111