Jewell Viola Baker, age 70, of Nancy, KY., passed away on Sunday, August 12, 2018 at her residence.

Jewell was born on January 31, 1948 in Somerset, KY., to the late Hershel and Mona Foster Ellis. She was retired from the Pulaski Courthouse as a Tax Administrator and was a member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church in Faubush, KY. She enjoyed sewing, fishing, and word find puzzles.

She is survived by her husband, Ronald Baker, of whom she married on September 1, 1966 in Faubush, KY; one son, Roger Baker of Nancy, KY; a daughter, Lisa Baker-Elliott (and Doug) of Somerset, KY; five grandchildren, Taylor Baker, Gabrielle Baker, Sasha Stevenson, Alex Elliott, and Kierstin Elliott, and one great-grandchild, Saphira Renee Lawson,  and two sisters, Wilma Wilson of Nancy, KY and Kay (and Don) McGowan of Nancy, KY.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Lowell “Pizzer” Ellis, Meryl Ellis, and Artis Ellis, and two sisters, Lois Wright and Wanda “Cricket” Wright.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, August 16, 2018 from 11:00am until 1:00pm at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home. Her funeral service will follow at 1:00pm with Bro. Gilbert Robinson officiating. Burial will be at Mill Springs National Cemetery.

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Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Jewell Baker.