Jeanette  Baker


Frances "Jeanette" Bentley Baker, 76, of Tifton passed away Saturday, March 30, 2019, at Grace Manor in Tifton. Her funeral service was held at 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, 2019, in the Chapel of Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals with the Rev. W. E. Fogarty officiating. Ms. Baker was laid to rest at Tift Memorial Gardens.
Robert Baker, Daryl Baker, Mack MacFadden, Chris Broxson, Tonya Gail Dillard, Sue Hurtado, Danny Gay Sr. and Aubrey Gay Jr. served as pallbearers.
Born April 30, 1942 in Tift County, Ms. Baker was the daughter of the late James William Bentley and Hattie Mae Day Bentley. She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Virgil "Buford" Bentley, J. W. Bentley and Eugene Bentley. Before retiring, she worked as a waitress at the Smorgasbord, Western Sizzlin' and the Alpine. She was a member of Tift Avenue Missionary Baptist Church and she loved God; she loved people; and she loved flowers.
Ms. Baker is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Willie Lee and Jean Baker of Sycamore; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Faye and Pete Woodard and Annie Ruth Gay, both of Tifton; seven grandchildren and their spouses, Robert Baker, Nick Hobbs, Daryl Baker, Shon and Tessa Dillard, Josh and Courtney Butler, Summer Baker and Tonya Gail Dillard; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
You may offer condolences to the family at the online guest registry at Services for the Baker family were under the care and direction of Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals.
Published on April 2, 2019
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Nick Hobbs
Apr 03, 2019
I'm sorry I couldn't be there I just found out. I love u all. Robert and Daryl keep yalls head up. She's in heaven now not hurting anymore, she loved us all. Willie Im sorry for your loss. This is why we all need to get along we all are family and its time for all of us to put all this aside and let's do what she wanted for all of us to be happy be with and around each other and get along. Granny we will miss u love u always