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Betty Baker

June 3, 1940 ~ November 14, 2019 (age 79)


Betty Jane Gehrke Baker, age 79, of Madison, AL passed away Thursday, November 14, 2019 at her residence.  She was born in Cary, WI, completed beautician school in Madison, WI.  Mrs. Baker worked as a bank teller, pharmacy technician, and enjoyed bowling weekly.  She was a member of Lindsay Lane Baptist Church in Athens, AL.

She was preceded in death by her spouse, Robert Baker; her father, Donald Gehrke; her mother, Beatrice Hayden Gehrke; one brother, Oliver Gehrke; and one sister, Patricia Langhoff. 

She is survived by 

Three Daughters - 
Becky Hedrick (Ricky), Columbia, TN 
Bridget Baker, Summertown, TN 
Beth Janel O’Neal (Robert), Lawrenceburg, TN 

One Son - 
Bryan Baker (Belinda), Fuquay-Varina, NC 

Sixteen Grandchildren - 
Sabrina, Amanda, BobbieJo, J.R., Berglind, Beverly, Bryan, Sarah, Deborah, Tammy, Benjamin, Brynda, Kaylia, Garrett, Ja’Qualynn and Amaya 

Twenty-Eight Great-Grandchildren - 
Damion, Skylar, Nashyia, Michael, Byron, Kloe, Benny, Christian, Stefen, Russ, Emma, Bryan, Lyndon, Timothy, Lizzy, Caleb, Brenda, James, Anna, Scarlett, Addilyn, Charlotte, Sol, Claire, Jeremiah, Jonathan, Elijah, baby Fieldler

One sister- 
Alice Siggelkow 

Several Nieces and Nephews also survive. 

Arrangements are being handled by Neal Funeral Home, 231 N. Military Avenue, Lawrenceburg, Tennessee. The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at Neal Funeral Home.  Graveside services and interment will be conducted at Lawrence County Memorial Gardens in Lawrenceburg, TN at 12:00 PM on Sunday, November 17, 2019 with Jason Davis officiating. 


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November 16, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Neal Funeral Home
231 N. Military Avenue
Lawrenceburg, TN 38464

Graveside Service-Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery
November 17, 2019

12:00 PM
Lawrence County Memorial Gardens
2951 Hwy 43 North
Lawrenceburg, Tennessee 38464

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