Geneva Margaret Baker of Dexter, daughter of the late William and Pearl Dowdy Ellis, was born near Essex, Missouri on February 15, 1930, and passed away at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Missouri on December 3, 2015, at the age of 85 years, 9 month and 19 days.
She lived her life in the Essex and Dexter area. She had worked at the Professional Linen in Dexter before retiring. She was of the Baptist Faith.
She was first married to Jessie Scroggins he preceded her in death on August 1, 1973. She later married Buford Baker he also preceded her in death.
Surviving are two sons, Barry Scroggins of Allen, Texas and Garry Scroggins of Dexter, Missouri; two daughters, Sandy Scroggins and Marilyn Scroggins both of Dexter, Missouril; nine grandchildren; seventeen great grandchildren; one great great grandchild; one brother, Edwin Ellis of Parma, Missouri; and one sister Norma Hoskins of Morehouse, Missouri. Other relatives and friends also survive. He was preceded in death by one son, Terry Scroggins, three brothers, Paul, Bill and Dale Ellis and one sister, Daisy Breece.
Friends may call on Saturday, December 5, 2015, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter, Missouri.
Funeral Services will be held on Sunday, December 6, 2015, at 1:30 p.m. at the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Dexter, with the Rev. Amos Johnson of Sikeston officiating.
Interment will follow in the Dexter Cemetery in Dexter with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter, Missouri in charge of arrangements.