She was born in Tuckerman, moving to Tampa, Fla. in 1961.
Mrs. Baker retired from various lending organizations and was a member of Church of Christ.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John F. and Lois Kunkel Runsick; her husband, John R. Baker; and brother, William A. Runsick.
Her survivors include sisters, Hope McLaughlin (Tom) of Tuckerman, and Norene MacDonald of Thonotosassa, Fla.; sister-in-law, Carole Runsick of Batesville; nieces and nephews: Melanie Fish (George); Melinda Hegarty (Drew); Stephanie Nelson (Brad); Susan McLaughlin; Suzann Williams (Landon); Teresa Green (Roger); Bobbie Runsick; Hugh MacDonald, III (Carol); John A. Runsick (Jenneal); Bill Runsick (Dianne); great nieces and nephews, Lucy Hegarty, Sheila McCarrier (Bret), Amanda Dugger, Chloe Fish, Lois Hegarty, Laura Gates, Mary Ann MacDonald, Belle MacDonald, Alison Tubbs (Jason), Eran Strickland (Kyle), Jill Coles (Anthony), Trey Fish (Emily), Kent Hegarty, Graham Adams, Ben Nelson, Seth Runsick, Adam Childers, Brad Runsick (Amber); and many other family and friends in Florida, Arkansas, and Texas who loved her dearly.
A memorial service was held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Sept 5 at 58th Street Church of Christ with Thaxter Dickey and Tom Hamilton officiating. Interment will take place in Gracelawn Cemetery in Tuckerman, at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012.
Arrangements by Dillinger Funeral Home (www.dillingerfuneralhome.com).