R. Francine Baker, 96, of Lewisburg, OH, died Monday, March 6, 2017 at her residence. Born on May 31, 1920 in Twin Twp., Darke County, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late Howard J. & Mabel (Sellers) O'Dell. Her greatest joy was spending time with family and friends. Preceded in death by her Husband of 66 years: Ernest G. Baker in 2006; Brothers: Richard and Wilbur O'Dell; Sister: E. Jeanette Ashworth; Grandson: Todd Baker in 2011.
Survived by Son & Daughter-in-law: Ronald & Pam Baker; Daughters & Son-in-law: Judy Cahill, Cheryl & Robert Bertke; Grandchildren: Jodi (Larry) Gray, Jeff (Kim) Baker, Traci (David) Cooper, Nicolle (Alec) Carnes, Kimberly (Charlie) Ebbing. Great Grandchildren: Austin (Sierra) Gray, Garrett (Darra) Gray, Courtney (Jake) Osswald, Hunter Cooper, Sydney Carnes, Samantha Carnes, Karson Ebbing, Kaden Ebbing and Kinley Ebbing; Great Great-Grandchildren: Brody, Lucas and Lily Osswald; Sisters: Mary Elaine Weidner, Sara Gray and Charlotte Weinzierl; Brothers: Howard J. O'Dell, Jr. and K. DeWitt O'Dell; numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral Service will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Friday, March 10, 2017 at Barnes Funeral Home, 411 North Commerce St., Lewisburg, Ohio with Rev. David O. Justis officiating. Interment will be held in Roselawn Cemetery in Lewisburg. Family will receive friends on Thursday, March 9, 2017 from 5 - 7 P.M. at the funeral home.
Memorial Contributions may be made to: Lewisburg Emergency Unit, P.O Box 697, Lewisburg, Ohio 45338. Condolences may be sent to the family via the Web site at www.barnesfuneralhome.com