Julia Carol Baker

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Julia Carol Baker, 78, passed away Monday, Jan. 21, 2013.

She was born on Jan. 21, 1935, in Lexington, Miss., to the late Henry and Ella Medlin. Mrs. Baker was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church in Osceola. She enjoyed gardening and her flower beds.

She is survived by her children, James Baker of Austin, Texas, Johnny Baker of Blytheville, Robert Baker, Jimmy Baker and Richard Baker all of Osceola, Kathy Jeffries of Blytheville, Bertha Humble of Manila and Carol Baker of Jonesboro; a brother, Clarence Medlin of Lake City; two sisters, Claire Rush of Jonesboro and Sally Bullough of Blytheville; seventeen grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Johnny Baker; a daughter, Cindy Baker; a brother, Bobby Medlin; two sisters, Betty Lively and Margaret Anderson.

A graveside service will be held on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, at 1:00 p.m. at the Monette Memorial Cemetery with Rev. Jay Weaver officiating. Burial will follow under the direction of Gregg Funeral Home of Monette.

Visitation will be from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at the Gregg Funeral Home in Monette.

Personal condolences may be sent to the Baker family at www.greggfunerals.com.