|Birth: ||Feb. 8, 1919|
|Death: ||Jul. 17, 2004|
CONOVER - Mrs. Ruby Inez Hefner Baker, 85, of Conover, passed away Saturday, July 17, 2004, at Catawba Valley Medical Center.
Born Feb. 8, 1919, in Catawba County, she was the daughter of the late Lonnie Edgar and Dona Leona Turner Hefner.
She was a homemaker and member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Conover.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Leonard Eugene Baker; six sisters, Goldie Baker, Nina Shook, Tressie Kauffman, Edith Eckard, Frankie Miller and an infant, Violet May Hefner; three brothers, Mernie, Ervin and Gentry Hefner; and a granddaughter, Loree Diane Baker.
Survivors include three daughters and sons-in-law, Willine and Clarence Austin of Hickory and Kathleen and Zane Ikerd and Darlene Baker of Conover; three sons and daughters-in-law, Seth and Brenda Baker of Asheville, Leon and Ramona Baker of Hickory and Jerry and Garry Baker of the home; a sister, Alda Bolick of Hickory; two brothers, Elton Hefner of Hickory and Walter Hefner of Taylorsville; eight grandchildren, Melissa Barringer, Tim Austin, Karen Morrow, Greg Baker, Kristi Thomas, David Baker, Matthew Baker and Amanda Ikerd; 13 great-grandchildren and another expected in February; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 20, 2004, at St. John's Lutheran Church in Conover.
The body will be placed in the church from 1:30 to 2 p.m., prior to the service.
The Revs. Scott Johnson and Anton Lagountine will officiate and burial will be in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends tonight, Monday, July 19, 2004, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the church.
Pallbearers will be David Baker, Greg Baker, Tim Austin, Matthew Baker, Chris Barringer, Neil Baker and Walter Morrow.
Memorials may be made to St. John's Lutheran Church, Building Fund, 2126 St. John's Church Road, Conover, N.C. 28613.
Condolences may be sent to the Baker family at www.drumfuneralhome.com .
The family has entrusted arrangements to Drum Funeral Home and Cremations in Conover
Lonnie Edgar Hefner (1883 - 1949)
Dona Leona Turner Hefner (1889 - 1977)
Leonard Eugene Baker (1912 - 2002)*
Frances Kathleen Baker Ikerd (1943 - 2012)*
Mernie Eugene Hefner (1906 - 1993)*
Carl Ervin Hefner (1910 - 1982)*
Goldie Hefner Baker (1912 - 2003)*
Tressie Marie Hefner Kaufman (1914 - 2003)*
Nina Rosette Hefner Shook (1916 - 1968)*
Ruby Inez Hefner Baker (1919 - 2004)
Alda Leona Hefner Bolick (1921 - 2010)*
Edith Arlene Hefner Eckard (1926 - 1973)*
Elton Hefner (1928 - 2015)*
Saint Johns Lutheran Church Cemetery
North Carolina, USA
Created by: historyseeker
Record added: Sep 18, 2012
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