Obituaries

Jeanne Ann Baker

JEANNE ANN BAKER, 75, of Weirton, WV, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 11, 2024, at the Weirton Medical Center. She was born on August 19, 1948, in Weirton, WV, the youngest of four children born to Fred and Florence Allen Campbell. Jeanne graduated in 1966 from Weir High School. At the age of 16, she met the love of her life, Larry D. Baker, at the Follansbee Roller Rink. They exchanged vows on July 22, 1967, and embarked on a beautiful journey together. Larry worked at Weirton Steel, while Jeanne dedicated 29 years to Comcast, retiring from her role in Customer Service. Their marriage was blessed with three children and ten grandchildren. Jeanne was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother who found joy in creating blankets for her grandchildren and even future great-grandchildren. Her talents extended to crocheting and cross stitch, showcasing her love through handmade creations. She was also known for her delicious meals. Her breakfast pancakes and her dinner meatloaf were among the favorites of her family and church family. Jeanne’s vibrant personality was evident in her constant happiness, love for sharing jokes, and captivating storytelling. Many who knew her believed she should have written a book to immortalize her wonderful tales. Her faith was an integral part of her life, as she was an active member of the Paris Nazarene Church, serving on the Church Board for four terms. Preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Florence Allen Campbell, and her brothers Aaron “Ron” Campbell and Kenneth Campbell, Jeanne leaves behind a legacy of love. She is survived by her loving husband, Larry D. Baker; her sons Dirk and Siham Baker, Rand Marcus and Sabrina Baker; her daughter, Lea Baker and Lorrie; her grandchildren, Gabriel, Israfel, Ezeekiel, Angelina, Alaina, Ethaniel, Rylie, and Remington Baker, Joshua Kleiner, and Kenan Pullings; and her brother, Fred Campbell. Her family received friends and family on Friday, January 19, 2024, at the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, Weirton, and on Saturday, January 20, 2024 at the Paris Nazarene Church. A funeral service was held Saturday at the church, with Pastor Joe Ryan presiding. She was laid to rest at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Weirton. Share tributes at www.grecohertnick.com.