Nell Engle Baker, 101, of Owensboro, KY passed away peacefully with her son and daughter-in-law, Dwight and Patty, by her side on Friday, December 7, 2018 in Owensboro, KY. Born August 20th 1917 in Harlan County, KY to the late Henry and Lucy North Engle.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Bill Baker, whom she wed on August 20th 1938; 1 son: Billy J. Baker, 3 sisters: Ida Creech, Elva Jean Harper and Lilly Morgan, 3 brothers: Herbert Cawood Engle, Elvin Howard Engle and Woodrow Wilson Engle.
She was a member of Owensboro Church of Christ, a school teacher and taught Sunday school at Laurel Mission. She was also a merchant and retired Post Master in Big Laurel, KY. Nell enjoyed working in her garden, working puzzle books and watching Wheel of Fortune. She spent the last several years living with and enjoying her time with her son and daughter-in-law Dwight and Patty Baker, along with their yorkies that she loved also loved to spend time with.
2 sons: Donald Baker (Holly) of West Palm Beach, FL; Dwight Baker (Patty) of Owensboro, KY
1 daughter: Jacqueline Kolbe (Jerry) of Hermann, MO
6 grandchildren: Stephen Baker (Jamie) of Boca Raton, FL; Debbie Rose (James) of West Palm Beach, FL; Ed Sawyers (Kathy) of Glendale, AZ; April Barr of Owensboro, KY; Joshua Gray of Owensboro, KY; Kim Tanner (Scott) of Livermore, KY
Several great grandchildren
Funeral Service: 1:00pmCT on Sunday, December 9, 2018 at the Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home
Burial: Russell Springs Cemetery
Visitation: Sunday, December 9, 2018 from 10:00am-1:00pmCT at the funeral home