Betty Baker (1935 - 2014)

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Betty Jean Baker
Evansville, Ind.
Betty Jean Baker, 78, of Evansville, passed away at 11:55 a.m. Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at her home.
Betty was born May 18, 1935, in Morehead, Kentucky, the daughter of the late Luther and Leona (Preecs) Price. She was a charter member of Mill Road Baptist Church. Betty was a hard worker throughout her life. She was a devoted wife to her late husband, Ercil and a loving and dedicated mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Betty was an avid collector who thoroughly enjoyed flea markets and yard sales. She will be deeply missed by her family, church family and many loving friends.
She is survived by daughter, Pat Banks (Alan), of Richmond, KY; son, James "Jim" Baker (Julie), of Evansville; grandchildren, Joshua Banks, Zackary Banks (Dionne), Chad Baker and Brooke Baker; great-grandchildren, Dexter Banks and Isabella Grace Lehman; and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 56 years, Ercil Baker, Jr. in 2011; and siblings.
A Prayer Service will be held at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, May 3, 2014, with visitation from 2 p.m. until time of service at 3:30 p.m. at Mill Road Baptist Church, 80 W. Mill Rd., Evansville, with Pastor Bill Kellough officiating. Private Burial will be in the Burchett Family Cemetery in Olive Hill, KY.
Boone Funeral Home - East Chapel, 5330 Washington Avenue, Evansville will be handling the arrangements.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Mill Road Baptist Church or Kentucky Riverkeeper, PO Box 1296, Richmond, KY 40476, a non for profit environmental advocacy group that Ercil and Betty supported.
Condolences may be made to the family online at boonefuneralhome.net.

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Published in Courier Press on May 2, 2014
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