Scott Baker

Scott Baker

Scott Baker, 56, of Dongola, died at 5:32 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, at home in Dongola.

He was born on April 8, 1961, in Anna, the son of Thomas J. and Bertha Lucille Trexler Baker. He married Rhonda Baker.

He was a truck driver for over 40 years locally for Flamm Orchards and Jack Shepard Logging. His CB handle was “Pop a Top.” His passions were fishing and golfing. He held a membership at the Eagle Club in Florida.

He is survived by his wife, Rhonda Baker; children Katherine Denise Baker, Anthony Shane Baker, April Marie Baker, Tiffany Howell Guidry, Stephanie Renee Shepard and Shelbie Rose Baker; 10 grandchildren, Bryan Matthew Baker, Alexis Nicole Baker, Alijah Baker, Sopie Baker, James Stein, Ali Jade Baker, Oaklyn Tayte Shepard, Derell Terrell Mosley Jr., Sean Monroe Guidry Jr., and Valex John Guidry; his father, Thomas Baker; siblings Lucille Buxton, Jan Robertson, Brenda Brown, Pat Lovell, Mike Baker, Brian Baker and Kimberly Gentry; and many nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Bertha Baker, and a brother, Jeff Baker.

Funeral services for Scott Baker will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, March 2, at Crain Funeral Home in Anna-Jonesboro, with the Rev. Paul Sadler officiating. Interment will follow in Pleasant Grove Memorial Park in Murphysboro.

Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, today, at the funeral home.

Memorials can be made to Crain Funeral Home for expenses.

To view the obituary or to leave an online condolence for the family, visit

Crain Funeral Home in Anna-Jonesboro is in charge of arrangements.

The Gazette-Democrat

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