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Ruth Marie Baker

Monday, September 10, 2007

Ruth Marie Baker, 92, of Linton, passed away at 2:30 P.M. Sunday, Sept. 9, 2007, at Glenburn Home in Linton.

Born Nov. 17, 1914 in Greene County, she was the the daughter of Mary Watson-Timmons.

She owned & operated the Frosty Bar, which served soft ice cream in Linton, with her husband in the late 1950's through the 1960's. She was a homemaker and a lifetime member of Eastern Star in Linton.

Survivors include: three sons, Mike Baker and his wife, Wilma, of Linton; Richard Baker and his wife, Mingon, of Plainfield, and Tom Baker and his wife, Carol, of Brownsburg; a daughter, Linda Greenwood of Dyarsburg, TN; 10 grandchildren, Shane, Shawnda, Trish, Judy, Travis, Chris, Lisa, Lori, Lana, and Tim; 14 great-grandchildren and a nephew, Donnie Watson of Pennsylvania.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Baker, a brother, Jay Watson, a grandson, James Strickland; and her parents.

Graveside services will be conducted at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, at Fairview Cemetery, Nick Moore officiating.

Friends may call from 9 a.m. until noon on Thursday. at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home Linton Chapel.

Online condolences can be made at www.welchcornett.com.