BENTONVILLE – Faye Baker, 93, of Bentonville passed away on Thursday, January 31, 2013 at Glen Oakes Health Campus in New Castle. She was born in Bentonville, Indiana on October 2, 1919 to Glenn T. and Catherine (Miller) Walters. A lifelong resident of the Bentonville community, Faye graduated from high school there with the class of 1937. She was married to William L. “Bill” Baker in Bentonville on August 9, 1953. She worked as a teller at Bentonville State Bank for many years and retired from Stant Manufacturing in Connersville. Faye was a longtime member of the Bentonville Christian Church where she also served as treasurer and was a charter member of the Bentonville Fire Department Women’s Auxilliary whom she enjoyed making arts and crafts for. Faye was a loving mother and grandmother, she loved to spend time with her family especially her grandchildren.
Survivors include her son, Steve (Vicki) Baker of Spiceland; two granddaughters, Amanda (David) Noah of Greensburg, Stephanie Baker of Spiceland; a great grandson Brennan Noah.
Faye was preceded in death by her husband on September 4, 2010; three sisters, Dorothy Judy on September 7, 2001, Josephine “Jody” Petersen on May 24, 1980, Wilma Schuler on July 9, 1988; a brother, Elmer “Shorty” Walters on December 22, 1976.
Funeral Services will be at Bentonville Christian Church on Monday, February 4, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Don Miller, the church minister, will officiate. Burial will follow at Bentonville Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 3, 2013 at Marshall & Erlewein Funeral Home, Dublin.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Bentonville Christian Church, PO Box 22, Bentonville, Indiana 47322 or the Bentonville Fire Department, PO Box 37, Bentonville, Indiana 47322.
Online condolences can be made at www.marshallanderleweinfuneralhome.com