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Jerene Oleta Darden Baker

January 2, 1949 — December 26, 2017

Jerene Oleta Darden Baker, 68, of Stanton, Texas, entered Heaven's gates on December 26, 2017. She was surrounded by family in her home after a courageous fight with cancer. She was the beloved wife of her childhood best friend and sweetheart, Sammy Baker of Haskell, Texas. Jerene was born January 2, 1949 in Haskell, Texas, and was the daughter of the late Henry and Ordria Darden. She graduated Haskell High School in 1967 and then graduated nursing school in Stamford. Jerene and Sammy Baker were united in marriage on November 23, 1968 in Haskell. Together with her husband, they started a business in Stanton.

She is survived by her husband, Sammy Baker; two children, Brian Baker and wife, Lesley of Stanton, Karrie Mitchell and husband, John of Stanton; six grandchildren, Bailey Beard, Kelby Baker, Cory Yater, Morgan Latham, Alyssa Yater, and Madeline Baker; and one great grandchild, George Truett Beard IV.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Joan Meier.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm, Friday, December 29th at God Loves You Ministries with Rev. David Johnson officiating, 11 Avenue E, Haskell, under the direction of Haskell Funeral Home. Interment will follow at the Willow Cemetery, Haskell. A visitation will be held 6:00-8:00 pm, Thursday, December 28th, at Haskell Funeral Home, 2 Avenue D, Haskell. Condolences may be made online at

Thursday, December 28, 2017
6:00 PM 12/28/2017 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 12/28/2017 8:00:00 PM Haskell Funeral Home

2 Avenue D
Haskell, TX 79521

Haskell Funeral Home 2 Avenue D Haskell 79521 TX United States

Friday, December 29, 2017
2:00 PM 12/29/2017 2:00:00 PM God Loves You Ministries

P.O. Box 602
Haskell, TX 79521

*Parking during the funeral will be available on the south side of the old Bailey-Toliver building (across street from State Farm office)*Physical address of God Loves You Ministries is 11 Ave E

God Loves You Ministries P.O. Box 602 Haskell 79521 TX United States


Willow Cemetery Final Resting Place

Haskell, TX

Haskell TX United States
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