Jean McCleery Baker
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RUSHVILLE: Jean McCleery Baker, 95, of Rushville, passed away on Friday, August 22, 2014 at Heartland of Fairfield Nursing Center.
Jean was born October 19, 1918 in Hooker, Ohio to Russell and Emma McCleery. She enjoyed her role as wife and mother. She took care of and fed anybody and everybody who walked through her door.
Survived by daughters, Bonnie (Butch) Boystel and Becky Baker all of Lancaster; son, Bill (Nancy) Baker of Rushville; six grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren; niece, Carolyn (Tom) Aucerman; nephew, Tom (Cindy) Baker; and special friends, John and Paula Hyde.
Jean was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 60 years, Lewis "Wing" Baker; brother, Kenneth McCleery; father and mother-in-law, Edward and Eureka Baker; sister-in-law, Grace Ray Moon; and brothers-in-law, Ed Ray, Alan Moon, and George Baker.
To follow Jean's wishes there will be no service or visitation. Caring Cremation has taken place through the Frank E. Smith Funeral Home, Lancaster. Private burial will be at West Rushville Cemetery.
Memorial gifts can be made to the Richland Township Fireman's Association, PO Box 130, Rushville, Ohio 43150.
Thank you to Jean's special care givers at Heartland of Fairfield and also The Heartland Hospice.
Frank E. Smith Funeral Home
405 North Columbus Street Lancaster, OH 43130
Published in the Lancaster Eagle-Gazette on Aug. 24, 2014