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Edna Mae Baker, age 87, of Corbin, departed this life on Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, at Barbourville ARH Hospital.
The daughter of the late Edgar and Delia (Partin) Norvell, Edna was born Oct. 17, 1930, in Corbin.
Edna was a homemaker and of the Baptist faith, a member of Lynn Camp Baptist Church.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband: Benjamin F. Baker, an infant son and a sister Rhonda Lou Fox and her husband Lowell.
Edna is survived by three sons: Glenn (Rainbo) Baker - Retired Battalion Chief of Corbin Fire Dept. and West Knox Firefighter, Larry W. Baker - Former American Greeting Employee, both of Corbin and Richard Baker and wife Marlou - a U.S. Postal Service Worker of Frankfort. Three grandchildren: Jennifer Baker and husband Charles Garland of Corbin - Owner of West Knox Pharmacy, Richard Nathan Baker - U.S. Postal Service, and Timothy Baker and wife Tiffany - a Teacher, of Franklin County and one great-grandchild: Owen Sawyer Baker.
The family of Edna would also like to mention Jeanette Earl, who she still thought of as a daughter-in-law.
Edna also leaves behind a host of relatives and friends to mourn her passing.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, at 11 a.m. in the O'Neil - Lawson Funeral Home Chapel with Sam Moore and Bobby Joe Eaton officiating. Burial will follow in the Lynn Camp Cemetery with family and friends serving as pallbearers.
Visitation will be Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, from 6-9 p.m., also at the O'Neil - Lawson Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the charity of choice.
Published on January 22, 2018
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