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Dean Wesley BAKER

McCord (aka Robbins) (Elkins) Cemetery
Washington County,

September 4, 1934 - June 4, 2010

Springdale Morning News
Sunday, June 6, 2010

ELKINS — Pastor Dean Wesley Baker, 75, of Elkins, Ark., went home to be with his Lord on Friday, June 4, 2010. He was born Sept. 4, 1934, in Patrick, Ark., to Tom Baker and Annie Roxy Prater Baker.

Dean was a longtime resident of Elkins, Ark. He loved to work and stayed busy at it as often as be could. He served in the US Army during the Korean War in the mid 1950s overseas. On April 17, 1958, Dean was married to the love of his life Geneva Lucille Skelton in Elkins, Ark., by the Rev. Noah Roberts. He owned and operated 4-B Construction for many years, and worked most of his life as a contractor. Many homes and businesses in the Northwest Arkansas area have Dean's personal touch and personality. Dean began preaching the Gospel in the mid 1960s and continued preaching, evangelizing and pasturing throughout the remainder of his life. Dean began pasturing 'New Vision Church of God' in Springdale, Ark., in 1998, and remained pastor there until his death.

Dean was preceded in death by his parents; two grandsons, Wesley Wayne Baker, Leonard Ray Steward; one sister, Anna Marie Nekica; three brothers, Ronnie Gene Baker, George Baker and Sherman Lee Baker.

He leaves behind his wife, Geneva of the home; son, Thaddeus Theodore Baker and wife Barbara of Elkins; two daughters, Tamra Jean Warford and husband Terry of Fayetteville, daughter Teresa Marie Steward and husband Lenny of Delaney; eight grandchildren, Casey Warford, LeAnn Skelton, Misty Baker, James Warford, Stacie Chatfield, Shana Foshe, Stephanie Wilkerson, Paul Steward; 13 great-grandchildren; Wesley Wayne Warford, Whitney LeAnn Warford, Joseph Ray Steward, Joshua Kelly Leonard Steward, Joseph Grant Skelton, Andrew Dwayne Skelton, Jerin Dale Warford, Grace Lynn Henson, Waylan David Henson, Peyton Lee Ray Chatfield, Aiden Wayne Foshe, Baby Foshe and Baby Wilkerson; four brothers; Roy Don Baker, Dave Wilburn Baker, Doyle Howard Baker, John Henry Baker; six sisters, Shirley Lorene Sweetser, Julia Bell Pelley, Thelma Lou Frye, Bessie Ruth Williams, Arleta Baker, Betty Sue Biaire, and a host of many other friends, family, and loved ones.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Monday at New Vision Church of God in Springdale. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Moore's Chapel. Officiating will be Pastor Casey Warford and Johnny Foshe. Burial will be at McCord Cemetery near Elkins.

Memorial contributions may be made to New Vision Church of God, 785 West End St., Springdale, AR 72764.

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Contributed on 3/25/13 by judyfrog
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Submitted: 3/25/13 • Approved: 4/1/13 • Last Updated: 4/4/13 • R852385-G0-S3

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