Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Bakers in:
 • Lindale Memorial Gardens
 • Eldorado
 • Saline County
 • Illinois
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Emmalene Bonner Baker
Learn about removing the ads from this memorial...
Birth: Oct. 6, 1926
Death: Jun. 8, 2008

Emmalene Baker of Eldorado died Sunday, June 8, 2008, at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind.
She was born Oct. 6, 1926, the daughter of Ernest Melvin Bonner and Bertha Marie (Gidcumb) Bonner of Herald.
Emmalene lived most of her life in Eldorado. She operated Johnson's Cafe with her sister, Verlene, in the late 1950s and early 1960s. In 1962, she married Arch Baker and worked with him at Baker Furniture until retirement. She was an active member of the First United Methodist Church of Eldorado, a loving mother, grandmother and a friend to many. She touched many lives, and will be greatly missed and loved forever.
She is survived by three sons, Ernest VanZant of McLeansboro, Gary and Barbara VanZant of Eldorado and Norman and Mary VanZant of West Frankfort; three stepchildren, Shirley Porter of Douglas, Wyo., Denise Muller of Carterville and Jared Baker of Newburgh, Ind.; nine grandchildren, Nicole Frey, Ernie VanZant Jr. and Rachel Jones of McLeansboro and Wes VanZant of Vandalia, Brad, Steve, Scott and Eric VanZant of Eldorado and Tonya Helfrich of West Frankfort; 14 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and one niece, Hilda Douthitt of Eldorado.
In addition to her parents, Emmalene was preceded in death by her husband of 40 years, Arch D. Baker; her sister, Verlene Douthitt; her brother, Floyd Bonner; and a daughter-in-law, Abigil VanZant.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 11, 2008, at Colonial Terrace Funeral Home in Eldorado with the Rev. Julie Allison officiating. Burial will be in Lindale Cemetery. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 10, 2008, at the funeral home
 
 
Burial:
Lindale Memorial Gardens
Eldorado
Saline County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Patricia Leonberger Hoop...
Record added: Jun 10, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27474404
Emmalene <i>Bonner</i> Baker
Added by: James Stovall
 
Emmalene <i>Bonner</i> Baker
Added by: Anonymous
 
Emmalene <i>Bonner</i> Baker
Cemetery Photo
Added by: David Wrzesinski - Smith
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- Edward L. Baugher III
 Added: Apr. 9, 2009

- Jennifer
 Added: Jun. 11, 2008
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service