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Alfonzo Baker, age 87

Alfonzo Baker, 87, born on December 3, 1931 in Eagle Township, Arkansas of Pulaski County to his parents Joshua C. Baker of Alabama and Mary Wandick Perkins-Baker of Mississippi.  He gained his angel wings on August 19, 2019.

He worked as a butcher for 30 years at Finkbeiner/Smoky Hollow Meat Company in Little Rock.  He also retired from Pinkerson Security. He loved to farming, welding and carpentry.

He united in Holy Matrimony with Sharon M. Harris on March 15, 2005 after his wife Juanita Pridgeon-Baker passed away on January 18, 1986 when she left her seven children with her memories.

He is preceded in death by his siblings Emma Lee Perkins-Edwards, Luvenia Perkins-White, Cliff Perkins, Hurby Perkins, Milton Baker, Hilton Baker and John Henry Baker.

Alfonzo Baker leaves to cherish his memories his children Alfonzo Baker, Jr., Kenneth Ray Baker, Vernestine Steward (Sherman), Mary Bryant (Joe, Jr.), Linda Baker-Brown (Lawrence), Emma Baker-Dye (Norman) and Deborah Forney (Jim); siblings Elonzo Baker (Freddie), Luther Baker, Elmira Baker-Pierce (Colon), and Lovie Perkins-Pace; nine grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

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


  • Mary Bryant Posted August 24, 2019 11:04 AM

    Miss you Daddy

  • Linda Baker-Brown Posted August 24, 2019 3:20 PM

    Miss you Dad…

  • Zelia Mae Thurman Posted August 25, 2019 2:47 PM

    He was a good Brother-in-law. Love him very much and will miss him dearly. Time for him to rest now.I hope to see you in paradise.

  • Annette Foley Posted August 26, 2019 1:15 PM

    So sorry for the lost of your father. Praying for you and your family.

  • ira harris Posted August 26, 2019 3:15 PM

    Take your rest Brother in Law I see you again. Earth has no sorry that heaven cannot heal

  • Marjorie Pace Posted August 29, 2019 11:54 AM

    Love you RIL ❤️❤️❤️♥️

  • Deborah Bennett Posted August 29, 2019 12:49 PM

    Sleep tight uncle. See you in the morning 🤗💜

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