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Mary Josephine Zini Baker

Birth Date: March 30, 1918
Death Date: November 12, 2017

Mary Josephine Zini Baker, 99, passed away November 12, 2017. She was born in Memphis, TN, March 30, 1918 to Arthur and Linda Ferretti Zini. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Curry Baker, Sr., three brothers, Gayton, Albert, and Arthur Zini and grandson, Thomas Pardue. Mrs. Baker is survived by her daughter, Bonnie Baker Monaghan (Brooks) of Collierville; son, John C. Baker, Jr. (Cecilia) of Batesville, AR; grandchildren, Shelley Austin, Brooks V. Monaghan III (Mary) and Emily Baker and great grandchildren, Gunner and Parker Austin and Brooks IV and Charlie Monaghan.
The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until her service begins at 2 p.m. Thursday, November 16, 2017 at Memorial Park Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be sent to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery,  5668 Poplar Ave., Memphis, TN 38119  (901) 767-8930 “Celebrating Life… Behind the Stone Wall”.

November 16, 2017
1:00 pm
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Memorial Park Funeral Home
5668 Poplar Ave. Memphis, TN 38119
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November 16, 2017
2:00 pm
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5668 Poplar Ave. Memphis, TN 38119
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  1. Johnny, Cecilia, and Emily,
    We are praying for you during this difficult time in the life of your family. Praying for strength for all of your family.
    Love, Bill and Denise

  2. Mary Baker

    Written by: Kay Trumble

    I’m so sorry for your loss. I wish I could be there to celebrate your mother’s life. I’m praying for you.

    Kay Trumble

  3. So sorry for the loss of your Mom John. May God give you comfort during this difficult time.

    Freddy and Wilma Russell

  4. Johnny, Cecilia and Emily,
    I am so sorry for your loss. You are so blessed to have your Mom and Grandmother for so many years. I know it must be hard. Praying God will bring you comfort and peace as only he can.

    Judy Allen

  5. Johnny and Family,
    The pain of going through the loss of a loved one is unbearable. She will continue to live through your memories. Know that our thoughts are with you during this difficult time.

    Larry & Kathy Duchanoy

  6. I am so sorry for your loss, the sting of death is never easy, no matter what age you are. I pray you receive peace and comfort from the God of all comfort, 2 Corinthians 1:3.

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