of Mountain Home, AR
December 30, 1920 - October 25, 2023
Mrs. Elizabeth Ann "Libby" Baker, 102, of Mountain Home passed away on October 25, 2023 at her home. She was born on December 30, 1920 in Woodville, Oklahoma to the late Eme Pauline Henley and Reese Allison Owen. She moved to Mountain Home, Arkansas at the age of 9 with her mother to join her stepfather, Ray Wilks.Mrs. Libby, known as Muh to those closest to her, loved her family and her church. She was a blessing to all who knew her. She is survived by her daughters, Anne Schuhknecht (John) and Paula Bailey (Joe); six grandchildren, Allyson Dewey (Chad), Elizabeth Cheek (Airl), Will Schuhknecht (Jennifer), Rebekah Hopper (Dallas), Reece Bailey (Brooke) and Drew Bailey (Jamie); sixteen great-grandchildren, Leah, Lauren, Libby, Kate, Brooks, Satch, Anne Henley, Reid, Shepherd, John Walker, Anna, Charlotte, Thad, Grace, Baker and Owen; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Richard Eugene "Gene" Baker; her parents; as well as her half brothers and half-sister.A graveside service will be at the Mountain Home Cemetery on Friday, October 27 at 11:00am. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Paragould Children's Home 5515 Walcott Road, Paragould, Arkansas or to the Mountain Home Education Foundation's Elizabeth Ann Baker Memorial Scholarship Fund.
Miss Libby was a wonderful lady and will be missed. Loved her sense of humor and mischievous side.
Anne and Paula, we are never ready to tell our mamas so long, even when we know we will meet again when Jesus returns! Father God blessed you with a special one!! Hugs and prayers!!
What a wonderful example of a Christian woman. When I think of Miss Libby I will always smile. To all of her family! You are in my thoughts and prayers!!!
Libby will forever live in my heart and special memories. She was such a positive influence on me when I was a young woman living in Mtn. Home. I have often recalled all our wonderful visit sitting on the sun porch sipping tea.
You will be missed dearly I will always remember doing your hair years ago. Love Linda Singleton
I am so sorry to hear about Mrs. Libby. I pray for peace and strength during this time for all the family.
What a beautiful, gracious lady. She has touched so many lives. Prayers for your family.
So sorry for the loss. She will be missed. Love you all.
A sweet soul that lived a full life, glad to be part of her extended family. Rest In Peace.
I will always remember Mr. and Mrs. Baker for being so kind and friendly. They always had time to stop and say hello if we were out in the yard. They lived just up the hill from us.
What an amazing lady and what an amazing legacy. Our community has been blessed beyond measure to have Mrs. Libby and her family showing us what it means to be the hands and feet of Jesus. Many prayers for the family.
Ann, Paula and families. We have never been around a more kind an gracious lady. We loved her and love you all. We know she will be greatly missed by all
To The Entire Baker Family:My prayers are with you all during this sad time for us left here on earth. I find comfort in knowing Mrs Libby is gone to her final reward. What an impression she made me. A true southern lady. She was never without a smile and a kind word. I was truly blessed to have grown up around her. You will be greatly missed sweet Mrs Libby but I will cherish the memories. Until we meet again. Rest in Peace.Michelle Talburt
What a special woman she was. I always said that she was an Angel on earth. She will be missed. Loved her so much. Prayers for all her family.
Paula so sorry for your families loss, many hugs and prayers.
Paula and Family, our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad and difficult time.
My Dear Libby will be missed so very much, by all of our family who loved her. She was the perfect Southern Lady. I was very blessed to have been a part of her life. My prayers and love to Anne, Paula, their families, and all the grandchildren and great grand children.
So sorry for your loss. Always such a gracious lady.
Libby was a wonderful lady and role model to all of us who had the honor to know her. Never saw without that beautiful smile.
Libby was a pillar of faith and the ultimate example of a Godly woman. She just exuded Jesus' love for others! What a blessing Libby was. I loved her dearly.
Libby was one the nicest ladies that i ever knew. She was a Great Mom & Grandmother. She will be missed, but she had a great life.
When I think of a shining example of a Christian woman,Ms. Libby would be the first one to come to mind . Always a smile and full of grace and kindness. Although she will be missed, I can’t help but think how she enriched the lives of those who knew her. Blessings to you Paula and Ann for your love and dedication to her care.
To all of Libby Baker's family,We extend sympathy and comfort to you at this time. Libby had such an influence on her family, church and community. She will be missed greatly. Please accept our condolences.Sincerely,Mike and Dianna Roller
To all the familySorry for your loss Sincere sympathy Paula Roddy
She was full of grace and peace and love. She had such a sweet soul and calming spirit and she will be missed. So very sorry for your loss. But, y'all were SO very blessed to have called her mom, mother, muh, mother in law, friend and so many other names like Sweet Libby. God bless you all.
Sending our love and prayers,Tim and Jan Smith
I know your hearts are filled with sadness. She was so special and so loved. She was the wonderful, Southern lady that we should all strive to be in every way possible. Mike and I love you all and will keep you in our thoughts. Anne and Paula I'm sending special hugs to you both.
So honored o have met this sweet lady and her loving daughters, my prayers are with you all.
We can't think of our years in Mtn. Home without remembering Mrs. Libby Baker who was always smiling and encouraging those around her. Our prayers and sympathy to Anne and Paula and their families.
What a precious lady. I am so sorry for your loss. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers
Libby was a wonderful lady, always so nice to everyone. I enjoyed visiting with her over the years.
A fine Christian lady!I send sincere condolences.
Mrs. Libby was a very sweet lady and will be very missed. She always had a smile on her face with her blood grandkids and even to the kids her grandkids babysat. She will be remembered for her smile. Rest well Mrs. Libby
To all the family of Libby Baker I will be praying for your comfort and peace. I love you all.Anne Heenan
A great lady who lived a great life!
A great citizen and wonderful lady. Rest well!