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Joyce Baker

September 13, 1940 — August 21, 2020

Carrollton

Joyce Ann Baker, 79, of Carrollton, KY, died on Friday, August 21, 2020 at the Baptist Health in La Grange, KY.

She was born on September 13, 1940 in Carrollton, Carroll County, KY, the daughter of the late Homer G. McBurney and Virginia Plew McBurney.  She worked over the years for the former Teledyne-Wirz Factory in Carrollton as a tube inspector until her retirement.  She always enjoyed working on the family farm, homemaking projects, quilting, and going camping with the family.

She will be missed by her two daughters; Nicole (Gary) Baker Simmons of Ghent, KY, and Rhonda (Jamie) McIntyre of Carrollton, KY, two sons; Donnie Westrick and his companion, Sandy Reinhart of Florence, KY, and Shawn (Angela) Baker of Carrollton, KY, a sister; Connie (Joe) McBurney Ormes of Townsville, S.C., a brother; Jerry McBurney of Sanders, KY, seven grandchildren; Joey McIntyre of Carrollton, KY, Caitlyn Baker of Madison, IN, Sydney Wise of Ghent, KY, Eli Baker of Madison, IN, Kayley Wise of Ghent, KY, Shaela Baker and Chase Baker of Carrollton, KY, two step grandchildren; Jasmine and Ean Simmons of Carrollton, KY.

She was preceded in death by her father on September 4, 1987 and her mother on May 7, 2001, her husband; Greg Baker on November 4, 2006 and her sister in-law; Chonnie McBurney on May 7, 2009.

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Arrangements have been entrusted with the Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home

809 Highland Ave, Carrollton, KY 41008

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home

809 Highland Ave, Carrollton, KY 41008

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