|Birth: ||Jan. 19, 1910|
|Death: ||Feb. 18, 2003|
Baker, Aline Petray
Aline Petray Baker, age 93 of Dardanelle, died Tuesday, February 18, 2003 at Dardanelle Nursing Center. She was born January 8, 1910, in London, Arkansas. She was the daughter of the late Joseph Calvin and Annie Hines Petray and was the widow of the late Ira Linley Baker who she married in June of 1928 in Malvern, Arkansas. They were married fifty-six years. Residents of Dardanelle since 1940, they owned and operated Baker's Cleaners for 37 years. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church and a former member of the Business and Professional Women's Club of Dardanelle.
She was preceded in death by four brothers and two sisters.
Survivors include a son, Tommy Linley Baker and daughter-in-law, Kay Warren Baker of Dardanelle; a daughter, Barbara Baker Meek and son-in-law, Carroll Stickney Meek of Russellville; and a sister, Joan Ballard of Arkadelphia, AR; Grandchildren, James Stickney Meek of Little Rock, Deborah Lee Meek-Smith of Houston, TX, Lori Murdoch Garrett of Russellville, and Betsy Baker Case of Dardanelle. Also surviving are three great-grandsons, Daniel Case of Dardanelle, Ty Murdoch and Cort Murdoch of Russellville, and two great granddaughters, Ariel Smith of Houston, Texas, and McKenzie Meek of Beecher, Illinois, and she had many nieces and nephews.
Graveside services were Thursday, February 20, 2003 in Brearley Cemetery with Rev. Floyd Ervin officiating. Arrangements by Cornwell Funeral Home Dardanelle. Honorary pallbearers were Dr. Donald F. Hill, Dr. Gene Ring, the late Dr. James D. Sykes, Dr. Kelly Meyer, and Dardanelle Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Staff and Employees. Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church in Dardanelle. (WWW.YellCountyObits.org, Yell County Record, Danville, Arkansas: Obituary was published on Wednesday, February 26, 2003)
Created by: Everett Mefford
Record added: Feb 21, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 85286705
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