Jo Nell Brandon Baker, age 79, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Thursday, December 1, 2016, at her home in Cadiz, KY. In earlier years, Mrs. Jo Nell Baker worked as a bookkeeper at Pennyrile Rural Electric and also served as secretary and bookkeeper at Hillcrest Baptist Church in Hopkinsville, KY. She was a remarkable seamstress, having made numerous band and drill team uniforms, as well as wedding and prom attire. Jo Nell was a housewife and farmer's wife until retirement. She was a member of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Trigg County, KY.
She is survived by: one daughter - Tracey Fargo & husband, Gerry, Springfield, TN; one son - Brad Baker, Seymour, IN; two grandchildren - Drew Sadler & wife, Codie, Cadiz, KY; and Jacob Thomas Baker, Seymour, IN; three great grandchildren - Jordan, Emilee, and David Sadler; one sister - Wilma Brandon Larkins & husband, Jack, Hopkinsville, KY; two sisters-in-law - Iris Brandon, Princeton, KY; and Grace Baker, Cadiz, KY; and several nieces and nephews - Alan Baker & wife, Connie; Ivan Baker & wife, Barbara; Ernie Baker & wife, Jennifer; Marie Baker; Jeanne Jouett & husband, Rick; Becky Mullen & husband, David; Greg Walker & wife, Patricia; Lisa Mullins; Debbie Wurtman & husband, Louis; Lester Brandon & wife Laura; and Jeff Brandon & wife, Connie.
She was preceded in death by: her husband - Thomas Elliott Baker; her parents - Albert & Willie Patterson Brandon; three brothers - Robert Brandon, Roger Brandon, and Willard Brandon; and one sister - Margaret Brandon Walker.
Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main Street in Cadiz, KY, where the family will receive friends from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM Sunday, December 4, 2016. Funeral Service will be at at 2:00 PM Sunday, December 4, 2016 with the Reverend Richard Sexton officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Trigg County, KY. Memorial contributions can be made to: Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, c/o Charles Terrell, 237 Adams Mill Rd., Cadiz, KY 42211