September 9, 1950 ~ November 17, 2023
Resided in: West Nashville, TN
Laura Jean (Holladay) Baker, 73, went to be with Our Lord on November 17, 2023. She was preceded in death by her parents, Eunice Mae and Floyd Mac Holladay Sr., brothers, Floyd Mac Holladay Jr., and Harold Frank Holladay.
Jean is survived by her husband, Billy Baker of 54 years, three sons, Toby (Andrea), Todd (Swan Lin), and Casey (Michelle), 8 grandchildren, Kayla, Miller, Ava, Brooke, Ella, Leah, Addy, and Trenton. Survived by her siblings Jim (Sharon) Holladay and Carol (Rickey) McWright and nephew Keith (Melissa) Myers, along with other loving family members.
Jean was born and raised in Nashville, graduated from Cohn High School where she met her high school sweetheart. Billy and Jean were married on September 13, 1969, and settled in West Nashville where they raised 3 boys. Jean was a housewife and School Crossing Guard for 22 years. Jean loved to entertain friends and family, cook, and spend summers in Daytona Beach. Once the grandchildren came along and were old enough, she loved having them over and hosting sleepovers.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to Alive Hospice. A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, December 17th at Plantation Pub 8321 Sawyer Brown Road from 1PM-4PM.
Arrangements in the care of Compassion Funeral & Cremation Services, Nashville, TN. (615) 857-9955. We proudly remain locally owned and operated.