Josephine M. Baker 1911 - 2007
Josephine Melissa Baker, born in Richland, Mich., on July 25, 1911, died Sept. 29, 2007, in Clarkdale at the age of 96.
Josephine was a member of the Episcopal Church in Jacksonville, Fla.
She was preceded in death by her parents Harry and Emma Tripp; her sister, Rosebell Van Bommel and husband Lt. Col. Cecil Baker.
She is survived by her two children, Anita Gerlofs of Clarkdale and Richard Hickok of Jacksonville Beach, Fla; two grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and 13 great-great-grandchildren; a step daughter Barbara Treadway of Japan and a step son Shane Treadway.