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Obituary for James Sonny Baker

O B I T U A R Y
Mr. James Sonny Baker of Greensburg, Kentucky, son of the late Dewey Baker and Iva Keltner Baker, was born on Wednesday, October 16, 1929 in Columbia, Adair County, Kentucky and departed this life on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at the Jane Todd Crawford Hospital in Greensburg. He was 88 years, one month, and 23 days of age.
He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Milltown United Methodist Church. Mr. Baker was also a self-employed Carpenter. He was also a Veteran of the Korean War having served in the United States Army
Survived by his wife of almost 63 years, Paula Lewis Baker having united in marriage on December 19, 1954.
Other survivors include a son and daughter-in-law: Gene Autry Baker and Christine Baker of Lexington; a daughter and son-in-law: Pam and Steve Gupton of Greensburg; four grandchildren: Matthew Baker of Ohio, Courtney Baker Burke and her husband, Terrell of California, Bret Baker of Lexington, Josh Gupton and his wife, Brooke of Greensburg; a great-granddaughter: Lexi Gupton of Greensburg; three brothers and sisters-in-law: Duluth and Jean Baker of Columbia, Gleason and Bonnie Baker of North Carolina, Garland and Doris Baker of Columbia; a sister and brother-in-law: Ella Dee and Russell Janes of Cave City; and a host of other relatives and friends.
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The funeral services for Mr. James Sonny Baker will be conducted at 1:00 P.M., Central Time, Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home with burial to follow in the Tarters Chapel Cemetery in Adair County. Bro. Russell Janes officiating.
Visitation is requested after 9 A.M., Central Time, Wednesday at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home until time of the funeral service.
Memorials are suggested to the Milltown United Methodist Church, which can be made at the funeral home.
For online condolences log onto: www.cowherdandparrott.com or Facebook.
PALLBEARERS:
Benny Clay Sullivan, Jeff Yarberry, Glenn Janes,
Jason Yarberry, Bryan Baker, Roger Baker,
HONORARY PALLBEARERS:
Clinton Kelly, Duluth Baker, Gleason Baker, Garland Baker, Harold Farrow, Tommy Cole, Chuck Land


Previous Events

Family Visitation

Wednesday

13

Dec

8:00 AM
Cowherd & Parrott Funeral Home

206 South Main Street
Greensburg, KY 42743

Central Time

Public Visitation

Wednesday

13

Dec

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Cowherd & Parrott Funeral Home

206 South Main Street
Greensburg, KY 42743

Central Time

Funeral

Wednesday

13

Dec

1:00 PM
Cowherd & Parrott Funeral Home

206 South Main Street
Greensburg, KY 42743

Central Time

Cemetery Details

Location

Tarters Chapel Cemetery

Milltown Rd Hwy 768
Portland Community
Milltown , Kentucky 42728


Memorial Contribution

Milltown United Methodist Church

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