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Frances Juanita Rhea Baker, 79
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Frances Juanita Rhea Baker, 79, of McMinnville died Thursday, April 30, at NHC Health Care Center in McMinnville.
She was born March 2, 1936 in Grundy County and retired as a vice president with First National Bank after 38 years of service, and was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Mrs. Baker was preceded in death by parents Oscar and Ethel Scott Rhea, her sisters Elma Wooten, Gladys Winton, Vonda Lewis, and Lillie Rhea, her brothers Thomas Aud Rhea, Elijah Rhea, Houston Rhea, and Lawson Rhea, and a special aunt Lena Rhea.
Survivors include her husband William H. (Bill) Baker; daughter and son-in-law, Sandra and Robert Adams; son and daughter-in-law, Joe and Kelly Baker; grandchildren, Garrett Adams, Brenna Adams, Jathan Baker, and Kloey Baker; and sister and brother-in-law, Joyce and H.B. Scott.
Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Bishop Tim Hitchcock will officiate. Interment will follow at Philadelphia Cemetery in Grundy County. The Baker family will receive friends Saturday from 3 to 8 p.m., and again Sunday from 11 a.m. until 1:45 p.m. at the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at
McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Southern Standard
(McMinnville, Tenn.) May 1, 2015