She was born Feb. 17, 1917, in Clay County, the daughter of Walter Kirchner and Ida Schuler Kirchner.
She attended school in Cory. She was married to Robert Baker and he preceded her in death Jan. 5, 1987. In the past, she had worked outside the home, but in later years, she was a homemaker. She had a small business of starting plants from her greenhouse at home and selling the plants. She was a life member of the V.F.W. Auxiliary in Mooresville.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, brothers Forrest Kirchner and Raymond Kirchner, sisters Oakie Goldsby and twin sisters Edith and Ethel Kirchner.
Survivors include sister-in-law Wilma Kirchner, Clay City, nephew Gene Kirchner and wife Sylvia, Clay City, good friend Charlotte Cromer and other extended family.
Visitation will be Tuesday, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., at French Funeral Home, 421 E. National Ave., Brazil.
Graveside services will take place Tuesday at 3 p.m., at White Lick Cemetery, Mooresville.
Light a candle in her memory at www.frenchfuneralhome.com.