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Paula Baker

July 12, 1949 ~ October 8, 2017 (age 68)
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Paula Darleen Baker, age 68 of Springville, TN, died Sunday, October 8, 2017, at her residence.


Paula was Baptist in faith. She loved watching Nascar, and was a big movie buff. She formerly enjoyed crocheting. She was formerly a LPN at Life Care of Bruceton in Bruceton, TN


Paula was born July 12, 1949, to the late Lloyd McKinney and the late Evelyn Newport Taylor.


She was married June 25, 1966, to Harry Baker, who survives.


She is survived by one daughter, Melissa (Tim) Swor of Springville, TN; two sons, Harry (Rebecca) Baker of Huntingdon, TN, and Jeff (Joan) Baker of Springville, TN; one brother, Butch (Finley) McKinney of Paducah, KY; three half sisters Karen McKinney Metcalf of Coalinga, CA; Sharon McKinney Wilson of Paducah, KY; and Beverly McKinney Wallace of Hardin, KY; one half brother, John (Candy) Taylor of Pennsylvania; four grandchildren, Jessica Swor and fiancé John Smith of Dickson, TN, Morgan (Mason) Peale of Paris, TN, Allison Swor of Springville, TN, and Austin Baker of Huntingdon, TN.


Along with her parents, she was also preceded in death by one brother, Mike McKinney. 


Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap St, Paris, TN, where visitation will be Wednesday, October 11, 2017, from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm. The funeral service will be Wednesday, October 11, 2017, at 2:00 pm at LeDon Chapel of Ridgeway Funeral Home, with James Groves officiating.


Pallbearers will be Tim Swor, Mason Peale, John Smith, Austin Baker, Steve Miller, and Jessie Pewitt.


Burial will follow in Henry County Tabernacle in Springville, TN.

 Service Information

October 11, 2017

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Ridgeway Funeral Home
201 Dunlap St.
Paris, TN 38242

Funeral Service
October 11, 2017

2:00 PM
LeDon Chapel of Ridgeway Funeral Home
201 Dunlap St
Paris, TN 38242

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