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P.O. Box 319, 101 N. Second Street
McGehee, AR 71654
Phone: (870) 222-3232
Fax: (870) 222-4801
Drewlene Betty Parnell Baker

Drewlene Betty Parnell Baker

Sunday, March 4th, 1934 - Sunday, March 28th, 2021
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Drewlene Betty Parnell Baker, 87, of Dermott, AR passed away Sunday, March 28, 2021 at McGehee Hospital. She was born in Amite, Louisiana on March 4, 1934 to the late Curtis Parnell and Aristides Irene Bennett Parnell. Drewlene was a school bus driver for 20 years for Sheridan Public Schools. She enjoyed crocheting and reading. Drewlene was a member of Oakland Heights Missionary Baptist Church in Whitehall, AR.
Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by husband of 56 years, Thurman Baker and her son, Robbie Baker. Survivors include her son, Thurman Baker of Little Rock, AR; daughters, Leta (Lavon) Lampkin of McGehee, AR and Janet (Terry) Jacobs of Fl; brother, Frank (Patsy) Parnell of Amite, LA; sister, Yvelle (Joseph) Viola of Tangipahoa, LA; grandchildren, Jason Steel and Tommy Steel of Missouri and Jorge Vazquez of Arkansas City, AR and 10 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 9-10am Thursday, April 1, 2021 at Griffin-Culpepper Funeral Service in McGehee, AR. Funeral services will follow at 10am at the funeral home chapel with Rev. Dwain Dennis officiating. Graveside service will be held that afternoon at 2pm at Center Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery in Grant County, AR.
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, April 1st, 2021 | 9:00am - 10:00am
    When
    Thursday, April 1st, 2021 9:00am - 10:00am
    Location
    Griffin-Culpepper Funeral Service MC
    Address
    101 N. 2nd St.
    McGehee, AR 71654
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  • Service

    Thursday, April 1st, 2021 | 10:00am
    When
    Thursday, April 1st, 2021 10:00am
    Location
    Griffin-Culpepper Funeral Service Chapel
    Address
    101 North 2nd
    McGehee, AR 71654
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    Officiant
    Rev. Dwain Dennis
  • Interment

    Location
    Center Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery
    Address
    7351 US 270
    SHERIDAN, AR 72150
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    Notes
    Graveside Service will be held at 2:00 PM.

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Gail McCarty

Posted at 07:47pm
Beautiful Pic of a Beautiful Lady! I know that you all will miss her very much. It won't be long till we all meet again and what a great reunion day that will be! Keeping you all in my prayers. God Bless you
KM

KATHY MARSH

Posted at 07:34pm
Leta, and family, so sorry to hear of the passing of your Mother. She and my Mother and Father, Leita Mae and Bill Stratton were good friends when we were growing up. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Kathy Stratton Marsh
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