Leah Baker Obituary

Leah J. Baker
Leah J. Baker

June 11, 1933 - July 16, 2017
Born in Granite City, Illinois
Resided in Granite City, IL
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Leah J. Baker, 84, of Granite City, Illinois passed away at 2:02 p.m. on Sunday, July 16, 2017 at Granite Nursing and Rehabilitation in Granite City.

She was born June 11, 1933 in Granite City, a daughter of the late Thomas Harold Mayes and Grace (Abbott) Barr.

She retired from Monumental Life Insurance Company after many years of dedicated years as a secretary. She enjoyed her days of crocheting, painting and playing dice games.

She will be remembered for the love and special times shared with her friends and family.

She is survived by a son, Mark Baker of Granite City; three grandchildren, Patrick Vaughn Baker, Evie Reed and Evan Murray; a great grandchild; two brothers, Thomas Mayes of Tennessee and John Mayes of Florida; a sister, Rachel Givens of Tennessee; special friend, Cindy Murray; other extended family and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Ann Lee Mayes Huskey and her aunt, Edna Abbott.

Private family services will be held and cremation rites will be accorded.

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Private family services to be held at a later date
Irwin Chapel
3960 Maryville Road
Granite City, IL US 62040
Sunday, July 16, 2017

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