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Paula Marion Baker, July 31, 1929~January 12, 2017

Paula Baker - Inside under Poem copyPaula Marion Baker, 87, of West Siloam Springs, Oklahoma went home to be with the Lord on January 12, 2017 at her home with family by her side.  She was born July 31, 1929 in Godfrey, Illinois to William and Marion Wreath.  She married Delbert Russell Baker on February 23, 1950 in Alton, Illinois.  Paula was a longtime member of Bethel United Methodist Church in West Siloam Springs, Oklahoma.  She was also a dedicated volunteer at Hunger and Thirst Ministries in Siloam Springs, Arkansas.

Paula had an unwavering faith in God.  She adored her family as she was very involved with her grandchildren.  Her love for animals was shown by the many strays she took in and pets she had over the years.  While she enjoyed this life on earth, she looked forward to going to be with Jesus.

Paula was preceded in death by her loving husband of 49 years, Delbert Russell Baker; son-in-law, James Luttrell; her mother and father, Marion and William Wreath; sisters, Billie Wathern and Kay Embry; and brothers, Jack and Bob Wreath.

She is survived by one daughter, Johneea Luttrell of Kansas, Oklahoma; five grandchildren, Angela Antrobus and boyfriend, Derrick Sells of Kansas, Oklahoma, Adrianne Jordan and husband, David of Siloam Springs, Arkansas, Courtney Edwards of Gentry, Arkansas, Derek Farmer of West Siloam Springs, Oklahoma and Robert Luttrell and wife, Melissa of Siloam Springs, Arkansas; nine great- grandchildren, Brannan Poole and wife, Emily, Seth Luttrell, Hunter Wooten, Treyton Jordan, Tyler Sells, Jordan Farmer, Hannah Luttrell, Logan Farmer and Aleah Luttrell; two sisters, Donna Fillback and Bonnie Stewart; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Friday, January 20, 2017 at Bethel United Methodist Church in West Siloam Springs, Oklahoma with Pastor Richard Ryan officiating and Soloist Linda Reed singing Amazing Grace.

Burial and graveside services will be held at Moro Cemetery in Moro, Illinois on Friday, January 27, 2017 at 2:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Hunger & Thirst Ministries, 3298 E. Kenwood St, Siloam Springs, AR. 72761 (479) 373-6220.

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    carol baker » 19. Jan, 2017

    my thoughts and prayer to the family of miss paula or as she was known at hunger & thirst ministries grandma paula . she will be deeply missed at the ministry by all who knew her. but we will all see her again when we all get to heaven.

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    Debbie Gehrke » 19. Jan, 2017

    “Grandma Paula” was a very very special lady and will be greatly missed! I had the honor of volunteering with her at Hunger & Thirst Ministry. My thoughts & prayers are with you all! May God blesss you and be with you during this time.