Kellie Baker

Kellie Baker

CEDAR CITY — Kellie Jean Parker Hoyt Carter Baker passed away peacefully at her home in Cedar City of colon cancer, surrounded by family Nov. 21, 2019. She was born Dec. 4, 1959, in Chula Vista, California to Truman and Marian Parker. She grew up in California until she was 17, when she moved to Toquerville, and graduated from Hurricane High School.

She married Ray Hoyt and moved to Hurricane where they had two children, and later divorced. She married Ted Carter and moved to Fillmorefor 13 years, where she ran the Cowboy Café for 10 years. She and Ted later divorced. She met and married Ralph Baker and moved to Cedar City.

Kellie was a mortgage lender, licensed for 14 years, and worked at Plus One for eight years. She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and was also involved with Sunshine Girls, 4H equation for 10 years, coaching Babe Ruth baseball for seven years, horseshow judging, western horseman and endurance riders. She loved horses, camping, fishing, snow skiing, flower gardening, cooking, scrapbooking and creating traditions.

She is survived by her husband Ralph Baker, Cedar City; children, Kindra, Kristie, Ryan, Hailey, Tiffany and Misty; 14 grandchildren and three great grandchildren; mother, Marian Irene Stockman Parker; siblings, Stacie, Tap and Shelly; and her beloved dog, Kiko. 

She is preceded in death by her father, Truman Alfred Parker IV, and her sister, Tammy Adel Parker.

There will be a celebration of life held Saturday, Nov. 30, from 2 to 4 p.m., at her home, 3328 West 5600 North in Cedar City. 

Final arrangements are under the direction of Southern Utah Mortuary. 

Online condolences can be sent at sumortuary.com.