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Friendship Cemetery 

Marvanell & Bruce L. Baker
Wed 19 Aug. 1960

Marvanell Baker, age 65, of Sikeston, MO, died on Wednesday, April 16, 2008 at 7:00 am at her residence. Services will be held at 10:00 am Monday, April 21, 2008 at the Parkview Church of Christ. Burial will follow at Friendship Cemetery. Local arrangements are under the direction of Waldo Funeral Home 
Marvanell was born on September 5, 1942 in Durant, OK to the late Morris Pate and Naomi Balch Pate of Sherman, TX. She moved here in 1990 from Rogers, AR. She had been a Certified Psychological Examiner, receiving her bachelors degree in psychology from Arkansas Technical University in Russellville, AR and her masters degree in school psychology from the University of Central Arkansas in Conway AR. She worked at the College of the Ozarks with learning disabled students.
In Sikeston she was a member of Beta Sigma Phi and was active in the buying and selling of antique collectables. She married Bruce L. Baker on August 20, 1960 in Sherman, TX and he services of the home in Sikeston.
Besides her mother and husband, she is survived by two sons, Tim Baker of Youngsville, LA and James Baker of Houston, TX; two brothers John David Pate of McKinney, TX and Morris John Pate of Sherman, TX; three sisters Patricia Bruce of Denison, TX, Susie Raines of Kingwood, TX and Brenda Watkins of Sherman, TX and four grandchildren.
Family visitation will be held on Sunday, April 20th from 2:00-4:00 pm at Waldo Funeral Home. 

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