Lucille Ella Kennon Baker
March 17, 1928 - July 16, 2012
Lucille Ella Kennon Baker, 84, passed away Monday morning, July 16, 2012, at Hospice Home of Rockingham County in Wentworth.
A memorial service will be held at 4 PM on Saturday, July 21, at Fair Funeral Home Chapel.
Mrs. Baker was a Rockingham County native and daughter of the late Will and Dollie Kennon. She was a Draper High School graduate who was employed by Karatan Mills, until her retirement at age 62. She was a loving wife and mother who adored spending her time with family and friends.
She is survived by her husband of 64 years. Jack C. Baker of Eden; son, Steve C. Baker and fiancee', Cheri Holbert of Eden; daughter, Teresa B. Knight and husband, Dean of Stokesdale; beloved grandchildren, Keisha Snodderly and Tom of Duluth, GA, Brittany Baker of Wilmington, NC, Shelly Baker of Wilmington, NC and their mother, Cindy Baker, also of Wilmington, Patrick Winn of Bangkok, Thailand and John Winn of Stokesdale. In addition, she leaves behind great-grandchildren, Sophie, Noah and Ella Finley; sisters and brothers, Ruby Adkins of Eden, Jesse Kennon of Eden, Beatrice Blanchard and Manfred of Eden, Viola Allen of Eden, Veronica Duck and Phillip of Lake Norman, NC, Yvonne Pierce and Roger of Eden, Bill Kennon of Eden and beloved niece, Jean Bryant of Eden and siser-in-law, Eunice Smith.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Melvin Kennon; and sister, Hazel Robertson.
The family would like to thank Hospice of Rockingham County, as well as Morehead Nursing Center for all the love and care that was given to her by nurses, aides and staff. Your love for our mother will be cherished in our hearts forever.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Hospice of Rockingham County, PO Box 281, Wentworth, NC 27375.
Visitation will be held immediately following the memorial service at the Morehead-Fair House, next to Fair Funeral Home on Boone Road in Eden.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.fairfuneralhome.com
Dear Aunt Frances and Family, We are sorry to hear about your sister Lucille. I will not be able to come to the service but we will be thinking and praying for you all. Love, Kent, Cheryl and Amelia
Cheryl Smith Mann
Steve and Teresa, My sympathy at the death of your Mother. May God give you peace and comfort at this time. Rachel Martin
Rachel Warner Martin
Sorry to hear of your loss Jack. Our prayers for you and your family
Bobby L. Jones
My heart goes out to you all at this time. Lucille is at peace. It was a great pleasure and honor to care and love her. She will always have a special place in my heart as Jack does. May God Bless and wrap his arms around you now and in the future. Sleep well my sweet Lu!!!
I am so sorry to hear this news. May God wrap his arms around you all. My thoughts & prayers are with you during this most difficult time.
To the family, you are in my prayers. May the Lord be with you in the coming days.
Want to send my prayers to all the Baker family.I know your hearts are broken at this time but just turn to Jesus and he will give you all the love and support to get you through these times of grief.I know I speak for all of the Ellis' family,we send our love..
My deepest sympathy to my friend Teresa and her whole family. Love, Sonny
Teresa,Steve and Jack,I am so sorry to hear of your mom's passing.I know she is in a better place.I will be praying for the family.If there is anything i can do please let me know.
Diane Rutledge and Johnny Haynes
Our thoughts and prayers are with you & your family in this difficult time Buster & Christine
Sending thoughts and prayers to you on the loss of your Mother.
Sarah Talley Pierce
Steve and family, so sorry to hear of your loss. You will all be in my thoughts and prayers.
Dear Jack and Family, We are so sorry about your loss. Lucille was such a sweet lady.
Ernie & Lavonne Hunter
Jack, Steve and Teresa, Thinking of you with sympathy and prayers at this time. Find comfort in your memories. God bless, Dock and Cheri Gilley
Steve and Teresa I am so sorry to hear about your mom. Praying of GOD's comfort. Butch and Charles send there condolences. Remember the good times The Holliman ids
Steve, Teresa and all of the family, may the love of those around you, help you through the times ahead. Praying for hope and peace for each and every one of you.
Steve and Family so sad to here about your mom. May god be with you.
Florine Chumley Ward
So sorry for your loss, Steve. God bless you and your family.
Thank You ALL Sooo Very Much !! It's during these times when Friends Really Touch Our Hearts !! Teresa and I would like to Thank Each and Every One of You for your Kind words during the loss of our Precious Mother...Also Thanks to Neil Fair and his Staff for the Love they have shown our family !!!