June Lorainne Baker, 82, of Chillicothe, Missouri passed away on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at Grand River Health Care in Chillicothe.
June was born August 16, 1937 to parents Robert Dean and Helen Elizabeth Curtis Walker in Carroll county Arkansas. She graduated from Mooresville High School. June married Frank Wayne Baker in San Diego, California on December 1, 1956.
June enjoyed knitting, crocheting, bowling, playing poker, dancing, traveling and snakes. She loved her western movies and most of all watching Walker Texas Ranger starring Chuck Norris. Her family time was important to her, especially time spent with her grandchildren.
She is survived by her children, Gayle Asche and husband Rick of Oregon; Cindy Hayes and husband John of Chillicothe; Sam Baker and wife Mary of Chillicothe; Nine grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, one great- great- grandchild, siblings, Roger Walker and wife Bonnie of Chillicothe; Mary Malam of St. James; Linda Alford and husband Don of St. Joseph; Sandy Holloway and husband Jim of Linn Creek; Sharon Phillips of Wheeling; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Preceding her in death were her husband, Frank Baker; parents, Robert and Helen Walker; brothers, Robert Dean Walker Jr. and Harold E. Walker; great- grandchildren Casen Gilson and infant great- granddaughter.
Memorials in honor of June may be made to Mt. Olive Cemetery and can be mailed to or left at Heritage Funeral Home, 3141 N. Washington, Chillicothe, Missouri. Online condolences may be left at www.heritage-becausewecare.com
A visitation will be held Friday, October 11, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Heritage Funeral Home.
A funeral service will be held Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at Heritage Funeral Home.
Burial will take place at Mt. Olive Cemetery in Chillicothe, following the funeral service.
Arrangements are under the care of Heritage Funeral Home in Chillicothe, Missouri.