August 11, 1930 - January 6, 2022
Pearl A. Baker, age 91, of Anna, passed away on Thursday, January 6, 2022 at 7:05 p.m. at her residence. She was born on August 11, 1930 to Edward and Velva (Lentz) Baker in Dongola. Pearl worked for the City of Anna for thirty years until her retirement. She then got to enjoy babysitting her great and great-great nieces and nephews. Pearl was also a caretaker for her mother, sisters, one uncle, and one aunt, until their deaths. She was a lifelong member of the Church of Christ. For years, she would have a huge family dinner every Sunday and her cooking was unlike any other. Pearl was the matriarch to the whole family and will be missed dearly. Survivors include her niece, Frances (David) Cook Sr.; great-nieces and nephews, David (Janet) Cook, Scottie Cook, Amanda (Chris) Fowler, John (Robin) Stuber, Jackie Atwood, Jeff Stuber; 12 great-great-nieces and nephews, 19 great-great-great nieces and nephews; and several other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Louise Baker and Bernice Morber; one niece, Ruth Ann (Jack) Stuber; and many friends. Visitation will be on Monday, January 10, 2022 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Crain Funeral Home in Anna. Funeral service will take place on Tuesday, January 11, 2022 at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home with Bryan McAlister officiating. Interment will follow in Christian Chapel Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family request with gratitude that memorial contributions be made to Christian Chapel Cemetery or Hospice of Southern Illinois. Arrangements have been entrusted to Crain Funeral Home, Anna-Jonesboro.
Pearl A. Baker, age 91, of Anna, passed away on Thursday, January 6, 2022 at 7:05 p.m. at her residence. She was born on August 11, 1930 to Edward and Velva (Lentz) Baker in Dongola. Pearl worked for the City of Anna for thirty years until... View Obituary & Service Information
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