Nina Faye Baker

October 12, 1938 - September 03, 2019
Nina Faye Baker

Nina Faye Baker, 80 years, of Garfield, Arkansas, formerly of rural Anderson, Missouri, passed away on Tuesday, September 3, 2019, at her residence with her loving family by her side.

She was born on October 12, 1938, in Lanagan, Missouri, daughter of the late, Lester Ray and Lillian (Carmen) Crosby. Nina owned Nina’s Country Girl Beauty Shop in Anderson, Missouri; worked for Emerson Electric in Rogers, Arkansas and in the Cafeteria at the Anderson Elementary School. She enjoyed crocheting, gardening and playing cards. Nina was a member of the Eastern Star; Red Hatters and a faithful member of the Twelve Corners Baptist Church in Garfield, Arkansas.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Bob Baker; two brothers, Benny Crosby and Bobby Crosby; a sister, Rosemary Carter; her grandson, Dylan Foltz.

Nina is survived by her two children, Robin Foltz and husband, Doug of Seligman, Missouri, Rex Baker and wife, Joey of Garfield, Arkansas; a brother, Doug Crosby of Norfolk, Virginia; three sisters, Wanda Benge of Palestine, Texas, Ona Mae Reardon of Noel, Missouri, Laverne Crosby of Anderson, Missouri; 10 grandchildren and fifteen great grandchildren; as well as a host of other family and friends who will dearly miss Nina.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Friday, September 6, 2019, at the Anderson Chapel of the Ozark Funeral Home. Brother Rick Booyer will officiate. Burial will follow the service in the Tracy Cemetery in Anderson, Missouri. Visitation will be held from 10:00 am to service time on Friday at the Anderson Chapel of the Ozark Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at this time. Following the funeral service the family will gather at the Twelve Corners Baptist Church in Garfield, Arkansas.

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