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Melvin Odell Baker, 64

Melvin Odell Baker, 64 of Beebe, Arkansas passed from this life on Saturday, September 22, 2018. He was born on October 4, 1953 in Little Rock, Arkansas to the late Otis and Betty Baker. Melvin was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting and fishing. 

He is also preceded in death by his two brothers, Jimmy D. Earnest and Michael W. Baker. Melvin leaves behind his daughters, Shannon Grimes (Larry), Klesa Hicks (Josh); grandchildren, Hayden Langston, Luke Hicks, Jordan Grimes, Brooklyn Grimes; siblings, Ronnie Baker (Sharon), Sharon Duncan (Gary), Billy Earnest, Gary Earnest, Debra Strickland (Tommy) and a host of other family and friends.

Arrangements have been entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400. 


  • Ron And Sharon Baker Posted September 24, 2018 5:13 PM

    Brother you will be badly missed ..So glad for our visits and time spent together..our memories cant be taken away from us..From playing together when we were little , to laying that old Hot Asphalt for so many years..Good times and bad times , but memories..wiping away tears as I’m writing this..Fly High Brother, Fly High!

  • Tommy E. Guthrie Posted September 24, 2018 9:18 PM

    May The Lord bless you all and hold you closely.

  • Tommy E. Guthrie Posted September 24, 2018 9:41 PM

    My wife Vivian and I are so sorry to hear this. May The peace of God through The Lord Jesus Christ lift you all Upward.

  • amy Posted September 26, 2018 1:16 PM

    May the resurrection hope spoken of at John 5:28,29 provide comfort to the friends and family of Melvin who look forward to seeing him again.

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