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
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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