Irene Baker, nee Adkins, Age 90, of Justice, IL passed away Monday, November 11, 2019 at her residence.
She was born January 8, 1929 in Pike County Ohio and was raised in Branchland, WV. Irene was the daughter of the late Pat and Elvira Clay Adkins. She worked as a machine operator for Kerr Glass and enjoyed doing crafts in her later years. In addition to her parents, Irene was preceded in death by her loving husband, Homer Baker; son, Gary Lee Baker; sisters, Mable Baker, Ruth Adkins, Lorene Baker, and Audline Sanders; brothers, Donald Leon Adkins and Glen Adkins. She is survived by one daughter, Linda Coomer (Johnnie) of Bonnieville, KY; one son, Ricky Baker (Diane) of Justice, IL; one sister, Mary Baldy (Wayne) of Tallapoosa, GA; five grandchildren, Ricky Baker, Jr., Jeffrey Baker, Johnnie Coomer, Jr. (Stephanie), Rhonda Whitlock (Andrew), and Alisa Norman (Steve); two great grandchildren, Joshua Duncan (Brittany) and Jordan Johnson; two great-great grandchildren, Bentley and Bristol Duncan. The family would like to express their extreme gratitude to Irene’s son Ricky for the exceptional loving care that he has provided to his mother over the last several years.
Visitation and Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, November 16, 2019 at Watson Cemetery, Branchland, West Virginia.