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Ruth R. Baker

Ruth R. Baker, age 70 of Paducah died Friday, December 13, 2019 at Baptist Health in Paducah.  She was born the daughter of the late Leonard Bingham and the late Nellie Menser Bingham.  She was retired from food services at Lourdes Hospital.  She also had previously worked at Roth Funeral Home in Paducah.  She enjoyed shopping and always was excited to find a bargain.

There are no services scheduled.  Keeling & Goodman Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

She is survived by her husband: Paul E. Baker of Paducah; her son: Allen Bingham (Dawn) of Portage, Indiana; her daughter: Tara St. Valentine of Paducah; her brother: Jim Bingham (Linda) of Joliet, Illinois; her sisters: Judy Hayden (Jerry) of Mayfield, and Rita Tichacek (Gary) of Morocco, Indiana; her nephew Robert Henley (Wendy) of Johnsonville, Illinois; and her five grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother: Roy Bingham.

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Allen & Tara, I am so sorry to hear the loss of your mother. A lot of good childhood memories come to my mind as we were best friends in our teenage years and I lived with Grandma & Grandpa Bingham.

Gloria DeRousse Jan 14 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Ruth Baker

Allen, Dawn, grandkids and great grandkids Jan 3 2020 12:00 AM