JEFFERSON COUNTY ILLINOIS
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Lenora Ann (Rogers) Baker
                                                                                              
Lenora A Baker,76, of Mt. Vernon,died 8:26pm Saturday, June 2,2012, at her daughter's, 
Cindy Baker, home in Indianapolis,Indiana from a long battle with breast cancer. 

She was born on Monday, April 6, 1936, in Nason,IL, daughter of Geno R. and Luvera A. 
(Stewart) Rogers. She married Carl T. Baker on June 19, 1960.  He preceded her in death 
on Dec. 29, 1995.

Lenora worked as an operator for Illinois Bell Telephone.  She was a member of Meadowbrook 
Christian Church and a member of Jefferson County Historical Society.  She was a wonderful 
mother and grandmother. She was also wonderful to her little dog, Oscar.  Lenora loved to travel, 
enjoyed genealogy, was a very unselfish woman and loved to laugh, she had an excellent sense 
of humor. Most of all she was a very faithful christian lady.

She is survived by daughters, Cindy Baker of Indianapolis, Ind. Karla Salisbury and husband 
James of Indianapolis, Ind. and Stephanie Rankin and husband Kenny of Mt. Vernon; grandchildren, 
Brian and wife Toni of Austin, TX, Blake Salisbury of Indianapolis, Ind, Chelsea Johnson, 
Jacob Thomas Johnson and Gabriel Johnson all of Mt. Vernon, and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.

Mike Sheets officiating the services at Hughey Funeral Home and Interment at Mt Vernon Memorial 
Gardens in Woodlawn. 



Source: Mt Vernon Register News
Date: June 2012
Submitted by: Stephanie Rankin



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