Mary Ellen Baker

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

MARY ELLEN BAKER, a resident of Berryville, Arkansas, was born March 31, 1934 in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, a daughter of James Edward and Allie Gertrude (Long) Parker. She departed this life Monday, June 29, 2015 in her home in Berryville, at the age of 81 years.

Mary Ellen was of the Baptist faith and worked as a dairy farmer.

She is survived by daughter, Peggy Menley of Berryville, AR; three grandchildren, Ronnie Peden, Amanda Griesenauer, and James "Bucky" Harp; multiple great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a host of friends and loved ones.

On September 23, 1948, Mary Ellen was united in marriage with Berl Lee Baker who preceded her in death. She was also preceded by her parents, James Edward and Allie Gertrude Parker and one sister.

A memorial visitation will be held from 5:00 until 7:00 P.M. Monday, July 06, 2015 at the Charles M. Nelson Memorial Chapel in Berryville. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Online condolences may be sent to the family at