Staff members of Baker Funeral Service, Inc. are caring and experienced professionals who understand that each family is unique and has personal requests and traditions. These requests and traditions are of utmost importance to our staff and licensed funeral directors.
Mark and Mellissa Baker both graduated from Plainfield High School in 1989 and 1993 respectively. Mark went to Mid-America College of Funeral Service and received his funeral directors license in 1995. Baker Funeral Home in Danville and Hall-Baker Funeral Home in Plainfield were incorporated in 1997. Mark is a fourth generation funeral director. Mellissa is a graduate of Butler University. Mark is a member of the Plainfield Elks Lodge #2186, Plainfield Eagles Lodge #3207, Indianapolis Country Club and Prestwick Country Club. Mellissa is a member of St. Susanna Catholic Church and Plainfield Tri-Kappa Sorority, of which she is a past president. Mark and Mellissa live in Plainfield and have three children Shelby, Mitchell and Macy.
J. Bruce Baker graduated from Danville High School in 1968 and the Indiana College of Mortuary Science in 1976. He went into business with his father, C. Rawleigh Baker in 1977. After his father’s death in 1979, he purchased Baker Funeral Home from his mother, Margaret Franklin Baker in 1980. Bruce is a member of Danville United Methodist Church, Masonic Lodge, Phi Delta Kappa Fraternity and Plainfield Elks Lodge #2186. Bruce lives in Danville and has two children J.B. and Sabrina and a granddaughter Hannah.
Barbara Mitchell Baker received her B.S. degree in elementary education from Bethel College in McKenzie, TN. and came to Indiana where she taught for two years and met her future husband. She and her late husband, Charles W. “Bill” Baker, bought the Hall Funeral Home from Leon and Maude Hall in April, 1964 and changed the name to Hall-Baker Funeral Home. They moved into the living quarters of the funeral home in June, 1964. Barbara is a member of Plainfield United Methodist Church where she is active in the Praise Bell Choir, Golden Girls Christ Care Group, Young at Heart Committee and the Stephens Ministries. She has been involved in various civic organizations, including Tri Kappa Sorority and P.E.O. Sisterhood. Barbara serves as a study buddy for local elementary students. She is also on the Board of Advisors for the Hendricks County Community Foundation. Barbara lives in Plainfield and has three children Mindy Ackles, Holly Schumann and Mark Baker. She is the proud grandmother of eleven.
Gregory K. Monnett graduated from Greencastle High School, attended Indiana State University and is a 1987 graduate of Mid-America College of Funeral Service. He joined Hall-Baker Funeral Home in 1993. He is a member of Plainfield United Methodist Church, current President of the Plainfield Board of Zoning Appeals, active with Boy Scout Troop #308 and past President, Treasurer and Secretary of Plainfield Kiwanis Club. Greg and his wife Dina live in Plainfield and have two children Corbin and Carly.
Jessica A. Myers Scott is a 1983 graduate of Danville High School, attended I.U.P.U.I. and Ivy Tech in Indianapolis. She joined Baker Funeral Home in 1993. Although her main responsibility is administrative duties, she enjoys meeting families and listening to their stories in order to ensure a more personalized service. After receiving her insurance license, she is able to help with at-needs, pre-needs and pre-funding of funeral arrangements. Jessica and her husband Gregg live in Danville and have three children Brittni Willis, Natalie, Brock and five grandchildren Amaya, Jaden, Cainnan, Landon and Kya.
Cyndi Cooke attended I.U.P.U.I. and joined Baker Funeral Service in 2009. She is a member of Plainfield United Methodist Church, American Business Women’s Association, Plainfield High School Red Pride Club and a board member of HEAR INDIANA. Licensed in Advance Planning, her job is to fulfill the family’s wishes regarding their loved one, before, during and after the service. She finds peace and comfort in knowing that she has a part in accomplishing these personal family requests. Cyndi and her husband Gary live in Mooresville and have one daughter Kelsey.
If you would like to e-mail any of the above staff members, please feel free to do so at email@example.com.
|Website Design ©2013 Expressions Tributes Inc.|