|Birth: ||Jan. 25, 1928|
|Death: ||Oct. 5, 2013|
Barbara Lou Baker, 85, of Springfield, MO. passed away peacefully October 5, 2013. Born on January 25, 1928 to Bryan and Helen Riley, she wed William 'LeRoy' Baker on July 3, 1947.
One of her famous sayings was "we got married on July 3rd and the fireworks started the next day". They shared 66 years together and were blessed by having 3 sons and a daughter; Philip, Bill, David and Cindy.
She is also survived by her husband, sister and brother-in-law, Charlotte and Ralph Murphy, a sister-in-law Mary Stone, along with a host of grandchildren and great grandchildren.
As a devoted wife and mother, Barbara lived life enjoying her family and friends as well as fishing, playing cards, and laughing. She will always be in our hearts and greatly missed.
Burial at White Chapel Memorial Gardens.
Published in the News-Leader on October 8, 2013
William LeRoy Baker (1926 - 2013)*
White Chapel Memorial Gardens
Created by: Lyle & Marsha
Record added: Oct 08, 2013
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