Alice Samantha Baker
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GRANVILLE: A funeral service for Alice Samantha Baker, 89, of Granville, OH will be held at 11 AM on Wednesday, February 22, 2012 at the Christian Endeavor United Methodist Church, 1415 Londondale Parkway, Newark, OH with Pastor Kenneth E. Brown officiating. Burial will follow at Eden Cemetery.
Mrs. Baker passed away on February 18, 2012 at the Inn at SharonBrooke. She was born on January 1, 1923 to the late Harry and Mabel (Rogers) Rummel in New Springfield, OH.
She is survived by her sons, David (Sandie) Baker of Newark and Rev. Dr. Dennis (Debbie) Baker of Zanesville; four grandchildren, Scott Baker, Alicia Mowry, Chad Baker and April Helber; six great-grandchildren, Abby Baker, Zackary Baker, Lilly Baker, Gabriel Mowry, Alexander Helber and Rebecca Helber; sister, Verna (David) Corll of New Springfield, OH; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Ralph D. Baker, who passed away June 14, 2011; and three brothers, Carl, Willis and Elmer Rummel
Mrs. Baker was a member of the Christian Endeavor United Methodist Church and the Ohio Retired Teachers Association. She graduated from Mt. Jackson High School in PA and Capital University in Bexley, OH. She taught for one year in Columbus, then went to Granville Exempted Schools in Granville, OH where she retired after 33 years.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, February 21, 2012 from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at Brucker-Kishler Funeral Home, 985 N. 21st St., Newark, OH and from 10-11 AM on Wednesday at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Christian Endeavor United Methodist Church, 1415 Londondale Parkway, Newark, OH, 43055.
The Baker family requests that all online guestbook condolences be signed at www.brucker-kishlerfuneralhome.com and click obituaries/guestbook entry.
Brucker & Kishler Funeral Home
985 North 21st Street Newark, OH 43055
Published in the Advocate from Feb. 19 to Feb. 21, 2012