Ruby Grace BakerClinton, AR, 1929 - 2014
Ruby Grace Underwood Baker, 84, of Clinton, Arkansas peacefully went to be with the Lord on March 26, 2014 at Ozark Health Medical Center in Clinton. Ruby was born June 21, 1929 in Scotland, Arkansas to the late Ernest H. and Iola Love Underwood.
Ruby attended business school in Little Rock, Ark. She later worked as a secretary for the Veterans Assistance Programs established under the G.I. Bill, helping many returning World War II veterans, who were forever grateful for her assistance. After her children were born, Ruby became a full-time homemaker and also a full-time secretary and bookkeeper in the family business, Aaron Baker Construction Company. Ruby loved to play "Rook" with friends and was an excellent card player. Ruby was devoted to her family and demonstrated her love for her children and grandchildren everyday of her life. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Clinton and was also loved by her church family.
Ruby was preceded in death by her beloved husband of more than 50 years, Walter Aaron Baker. She is survived by two sisters, Wilma Dupree, of Little Rock, Arkansas, and Geralene Johnson and husband Carol, of Orofino, Idaho, two sons, Randy Alan Baker and wife, Cheryl, Ronny Aaron Baker and wife, Karla, a daughter, Justice Karen Renee Baker and husband, David Hogue, four grandsons, Drew Baker, Adam Baker, Evan Hogue and Aaron Hogue, one granddaughter, Emily Hogue, two sistesr-in-law, Freda Baker Nichols and husband, Darrel Gene, of Clinton, AR and Yvonne Hall and husband, Bill, of Moreno Valley, California, a brother-in-law, John William Baker and wife, Charlene of Clinton, Ark. and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Friday, March 28, 2014 at Roller-McNutt Funeral Home Chapel Clinton, Arkansas. Funeral Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, March 29, 2014 at First Baptist Church Clinton, Arkansas with Pastor Feron Rogers and Kyle Blanton officiating. Burial will follow in the Hunter Hill Cemetery. Funeral Arrangements are under the care and direction of Roller-McNutt Funeral Home of Clinton, Arkansas. Online guest book: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.
Published March 28, 2014
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Roller-McNutt Funeral Home
Highway 65 South, P.O. Box 177, Clinton, AR