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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