|Birth: ||Mar. 21, 1930|
|Death: ||Jan. 5, 2013|
New Castle County
Elizabeth Gray McKim Baker (82) of Avondale went home to be with the Lord on January 5, 2013 at Seasons Hospice in Newark, DE.
Elizabeth (Lizzie, Liz) was the wife of the late Isaiah R. Baker, Jr. with whom she shared 61 years of marriage.
Born in London Grove Township on March 21, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Harry Earl McKim and Frances Mae Smith McKim.
She graduated from Avon Grove High School, in the class of 1948.
Liz worked as a domestic for several families in the area, the longest at the home of Dr. and Mrs. T. Linton Mercer (12 years). Liz worked as a mechanical and electronic assembler at F & M Scientific/Hewlett-Packard Corporation, Avondale Division, retiring after 20 years of service.
She loved crocheting, knitting, reading, gardening, arts and crafts.
Liz was a faithful member of Enon Missionary Baptist Church, West Grove, where she served as Church Mother, usher and missionary. She was a former member of the choir and Sunday school teacher.
She is survived by two daughters, J. Lynn Miller (Vernon) and Kathy Mae Baker, one grandson, Michael A. Miller (Laura), one granddaughter, Kaelynn Gray Woodie, and one great-grandson, Mason T. Miller all of Wilmington, DE. Liz is also survived by three brothers, Robert S. McKim of New Castle, DE, William T. McKim and E. Richard McKim, both of Avondale, PA., and many nephews, nieces, cousins, in-laws and friends.
She was preceded in death by four sisters, F. Dorothy McKim, Eva M. Kelly, Anna M. Anderson and Ruth Ann Bowers, two brothers, Harold O. McKim and Gerald S. McKim.
You are invited to visit with Elizabeth's family from 9-10AM Saturday January 12, 2012 at the Enon Missionary Baptist Church, 297 Willow Street, West Grove, PA 19390. Her funeral service will follow at 10AM.
Interment will be in Union Hill Cemetery in Kennett Square.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Enon Missionary Baptist Church, 297 Willow Street, West Grove, PA 19390.
Isaiah Russell Baker (1928 - 2011)
Union Hill Cemetery
Created by: Jeff Pincin Sr.
Record added: Jan 07, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 103252162