Mrs. Leola Hightower Baker


Mrs. Leola Hightower Baker, age 98, of Marianna, Florida, formerly of Caryville, FL went home to be with the Lord on Thursday July 20, 2020 at her residence.

She was born on June 14, 1922 in Caryville, Florida.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Maggie L. Johnson Hightower; her siblings; Millard Hightower, Betty Hightower, Samuel Hightower and Willie James Hightower.

She is survived by her nephew and caretaker, Minister Eric Hayes and Lucinda Baker both of Marianna, Florida; special great niece, Monika “Sweet P” Ming, Gwen and Julius Warren of Melbourne, Florida, Betty and Morris Brown of Texas, David and Katrina Williams of Jacksonville, Florida, Roy Hayes, James Hayes of Marianna, Florida; a godson: Isaac Williams; numerous other relatives and friends.

A celebration of life will begin at 11:00 AM, Thursday, July 30, 2020 at the Orange Hill Cemetery in Marianna, FL under the directions of Christian Memorial Chapel of Graceville, Florida.

Facial masks and social distancing will be required for all services.


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