Mattie Lee Baker

July 17, 1926March 16, 2012

Mattie Lee Baker, 85, of Texarkana, AR passed away March 16, 2012 in a local hospital. Mrs. Baker was born July 17, 1926 in Texarkana, AR. She was retired from Lockheed Martin.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Avery L Baker; daughter, Lee Ellen Hunt; and grandson, Mitchell K. Olguin.

Survivors include her son, Joe Hunt of Texarkana, AR; daughter, Goldie N. Olguin of Midland, TX; brother, Bo Coe of Texarkana, AR; sisters, Lila Harrison of Texarkana, TX, Judy Beth______ of Texarkana, TX, and Nina Swilley of Texarkana, AR; grandchildren, Christy L. Mehrer of Texarkana, AR and Debra Jo Olguin of Midland, TX; great grandchildren, Brittany L. Mehrer, Autum G. Olguin, and Morgan R. Mehrer; plus a number of nieces and nephews.

Services will be 10 a.m., Thursday, March 22, 2012 at East Memorial Chapel - Downtown with ____________________officiating. Burial will be Rock Springs Cemetery under the direction of East Funeral Home - Downtown.

Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Texarkana Animal Shelter.

Online tributes may be made at


  • Funeral Service Thursday, March 22, 2012

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Shelia Eckhoff

March 19, 2012

I am sorry to hear of your passing. May God comfort the family.