Lavonne Arlyss Baker

Lavonne Arlyss Baker, 90, died Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020.

She was born Feb. 15, 1930, in Phillips County to John and Anna (Miller) Ehm.

She married Wayne Baker on June 6, 1948, in Phillipsburg. He preceded her in death in 2011.

Survivors include her children, Roger Baker, Terri Baker, and Deb Robinson, all of Phillipsburg and Sherri Baker, Agra; a brother, Arlen Ehm, Phillipsburg; a sister, Melba Bentz, Foley, Ala.; three grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Rodney in 2001.

Per her request, there will a private family graveside service in Pleasant View Cemetery, near Gretna, in Phillips County.

She will lie in state from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Oct. 1, 2020, at Olliff-Boeve Memorial Chapel, Phillipsburg.

Memorials are suggested to Calvary Baptist Church for Baptist Mid-Missions or Pleasant View Cemetery in care of the funeral chapel.

Condolences can be sent to the family at

Published on September 30, 2020