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Rex Dennard Baker

Rex Dennard Baker, age 75, of Mena passed away Tuesday, January 6, 2015 in Mena.

He was born on August 29, 1939 in Nacogdoches, Texas to the late Robert Rex Baker and the late Linda Estelle Dennard. He was married to Shirley Maureen Edwards Baker for over 53 years and was a printer for Printing Arts Center of Longview, Washington until he retired.  Rex was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and a friend to all who knew him.  He will be dearly missed.

He is survived by wife, Shirley Baker of Mena, Arkansas; children, Sandra Wiggins and husband Mark of Mena, Arkansas,

Rex C. Baker and wife Michelle of Leesburg, Georgia, Mary Meier and husband Michael currently stationed in Puerto Rico; grandchildren, Amber Montecchie of Boise, Idaho, Krystal Montecchie of Mena, Arkansas, Amanda Wiggins of Mena, Arkansas, Kelsey Wiggins of Mena, Arkansas, Cameron Baker of Leesburg, Georgia, David Meier of Newport News, Virginia; great-grandchildren, Tiffiny Cavelli and Natalie Cavelli; brother, Bob Baker of Timpson, Texas; life-long friend, Dean Nicholson.

Mr. Baker was sent for cremation under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.

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