Matha Thompson Baker, 93, of Shelbyville, formerly of Washington County, Kentucky, passed away Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 at Crestview Nursing Home.
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She was a member of Church of the Annunciation, Shelbyville. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Lawrence Baker; brothers, Raymond and Floying Thompson; and a sister, Sirina Coulter.
Survivors include two daughters, Glenda Cole (Ron), Shelbyville, Joyce Eskridge (Carl), Falls of Rough, Ky; 10 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; 1 great grandchild; two half-sisters, Flossie Oder, Springfield, Ky, Anna Lou Carey, Nicholasville, Ky; half-brother, J.W. Carey, Springfield, Ky.
Funeral Mass was held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014 at the Church of the Annunciation with Father Mike Tobin officiating.
Visitation was held Feb. 22 at the St. Rose Priory. Burial was at the St. Rose Cemetery.
Shannon Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Shannon Funeral Home
1124 West Main St. Shelbyville, KY 40066
Published in The Springfield Sun on Feb. 26, 2014