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Obituaries — 7/6/12

Juanita Baker

Juanita Elizabeth Baker, 86, of Ironton died on Sunday, June 24, 2012, at Best Care Nursing Home, Wheelersburg. She was the wife of the late Clarence Joseph Baker. She was born March 7, 1926, in Mexia, Texas, to the late Rufus Cordre and Mary Jane Horne Cordre. She was a retired LPN. She is survived by one daughter and son-in-law, Mary Jane Wilson Ford and Darrell Ford; two grandchildren, Stephen (Diantha) Ford and Tonya Ford (Brian) Renner, of Chillicothe; five great grandchildren, Karlee Renner, Zachary Downs, Corbin Ford, Jarren Ford, and Britton Ford; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded by sisters, Virginia (Don) Spillers, Margaret (Pete) Glass, Redell (Bud) McDonald and stepsisters, Thelma Cordre and Mary Cordre. A memorial service will be held Saturday at Trinity Assembly of God. Donations can be made to the Trinity Assembly of God Building Fund, 118 Lincoln St., Coal Grove OH 45638, or the Alzheimer’s Association 644 Linn St. Suite 1026 Cincinnati, OH 45203. O’Keefe-Baker is charge of arrangements.


Melissa Curtis

Melissa Diane Curtis, 32, of South Point, Ohio died Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at home. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, at Christ Temple Church, Huntington, W.Va., with Pastor Gary Edwards officiating. Burial will follow in Burlington 37 Cemetery. Visitation is Saturday from noon to 2 p.m. at Christ Temple Church.. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.slackandwallace.com.


James Pack

James David Pack, 53, of Flatwoods, Ky., formerly of Ashland, Ky., died Wednesday, July 4, 2012, at King’s Daughters Medical Center in Ashland. Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Bailey Family Funeral Home in Flatwoods with Pastor Mike Moore and Brother Jim Evans officiating. Burial will follow in Palmer Cemetery in Flatwoods. Visitation is 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home and from 11 a.m. until service time on Saturday. For online condolences and webcasting of the funeral, please visit baileyfamilyfuneralhome.com.


Richard Long

Richard Lewis Long, 67, of Proctorville, died Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at St. Mary’s Medical Center. There will be private family services. Arrangements are by Hall Funeral Home.