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Funeral Services for Geneva Baker Newsom, 100, Ash Flat, Arkansas, will be 3:00pm Friday, November 8, 2019, at the New Hope Baptist Church under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Thayer.

She was born the daughter of George Smith and Effie James Smith, on January 6, 1919 in Hardy, Arkansas and died November 6, 2019 in Ash Flat, Arkansas.

She was united in marriage August 2, 1941 in Salem, Arkansas to Homer Baker.

She is survived by several nieces, nephews, great and great-great nieces, great and great-great nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, George and Effie Smith; her husband, Homer Baker; five siblings, Marie Luker, Laverne Davenport, James H. Smith, George W. Smith and Howard Smith

She loved the outdoors and was an avid gardener. She had the prettiest garden around. She was a wonderful cook. She loved playing games with family and friends such as Dominos, Connect Four and Yahtzee. She was an active and devoted member of New Hope Baptist Church.

Family visitation will be at the New Hope Baptist Church from 2:00pm until service time at 3:00pm.

Burial will be in Baker Cemetery near Hardy, Arkansas.


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