Wilburn “Don” Baker

Posted March 9, 2021 at 2:28 pm

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Wilburn “Don” Baker, 86, of Monticello, Kentucky passed away Saturday, March 6, 2021, at his residence in Monticello, Kentucky.

He was the son of James Garland and Mary (Hurt) Baker. He was of the Baptist faith, a member of the First Baptist Church in Monticello, Kentucky, was in the U.S. Army, a District Manager with Shelby Petroleum Co. in LaFollette, Tennessee, and a member of Masonic Lodge # 431 F.&A.M.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Dorothy Smith, and Irene DeZarn.

He is survived by his wife, Geneva Coffey Baker; a son, Gary L. (Tammy) Baker; grandson, Simon Garrison Baker; brothers, Bill Baker, Kenneth (Linda) Baker all of Monticello, Kentucky.

The funeral service was conducted Monday, March 8, 2021, at 12:00 noon at the Monticello First Baptist Church with Bro. Mark Helton officiating.

Burial was in the Elk Springs Cemetery in Monticello, Kentucky. In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate donations to the First Baptist Church of Monticello, or the Alzheimer’s Association.

Campbell-New Funeral Home of Albany, Kentucky, was in charge of arrangements.