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Mrs. Velma Johnson Baker

Mrs. Velma Johnson Baker
  • November 28, 1926 - September 28, 2012
  • Hardin, Kentucky

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1 of 7 | Posted by: Valenda Newell - Indianapolis, IN

“Prayers for your family! ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Barry and Karen Anderson & family

“Sandra, Ronnie, and all the family : I am so sorry to hear of Velma's passing. I know she is happy to be at home with Vernon again, but it's so...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Ron & Sandra Lyles - Benton, KY

“Sandra, Ronnie, Howard, Thelma, Mary and all the rest of the family you are in my thoughts and prayers. You will always have the memories to hold in...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Vanessa Usrey Knott - Tuscaloosa, AL

“Sandra, Sorry to hear of your Momma's passing, but guess Heaven needed another angel. Just don't ever forget that her memories will always be in...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Jane (Farris) Inglish - KY

“Chad, Beth and family We are so sorry to learn of the death of your grandmother. You know that we will think of you and say prayers for God's...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Stan and Linda Coursey

“our deepest thoughts and prayers are with ya she will be greatly missed.but her and vernon are together again may Gods grace and love give you...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: don and wanda spindleman - neice

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Mrs. Velma J. Baker, age 85, of Hardin, KY, passed away, Friday, September 28, 2012, at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, KY. She was a homemaker and a member of the Olive Baptist Church.

She was the daughter of the late Hallie Johnson and the late Lola (Jones) Johnson.

She is survived by one son, Ronnie Baker of Hardin, Ky :one daughter, Sandra Moore, husband Walter of Hardin, Ky. ;one brother, Howard Johnson of Benton, KY.; two sisters, Thema Burkeen of Hardin, KY. and Mary Redden of Murray, KY.; daughter-in-law, Shelia Baker of Hardin, KY. seven grandchildren; Chad Baker, wife Beth of Paducah, KY, Justin Baker of Murray, KY., Zachary Baker, wife Jaclyn of Clarksville, TN., Chris Moore, wife Dedria of Benton, KY., Jennie Cope, husband Chris of Benton, KY., Benji Moore, wife Erin of Hardin, KY and Josh Moore, wife Stacy of Benton, KY.; eleven great-grandchildren: Peyton Baker, Camille Baker, Casey Moore, Billie Moore, Ty Moore, Clint Cope, Kaylee Cope, Riley Moore, McKinley Moore, Ava Moore and Claire Moore.

One sister-in-law, Lucille Jackson of Paducah, Ky., also survives.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Vernon Baker; one son, Danny Baker; one brother, James Johnson; one sister, Marjorie Hopkins and one great grandchild, Caleb Baker.

Arrangements are being handled by Collier Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Sunday, September 30, 2012. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00pm Monday, October the 1, 2012 at the Collier Funeral Chapel. Rev. Curtis Harrell and Rev. Chris Moore will be officiating. Interment will be at Unity Cemetery, Hardin, KY.

Family asks that in lieu of flowers that donations be made to the
American Heart Association American Breast Cancer Society
Louisville Chapter 1220 B. East Joppa Rd. Suite 332
240 Whittington Parkway Baltimore, Maryland 21286
Louisville, KY. 40222