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Shirley Ann Baker

Birth Date: January 29, 1946
Death Date: May 9, 2017

Shirley Ann Baker, 71, of Lincoln, passed away Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at her daughters home, with her family by her side.

Shirley was born January 29, 1946, in Beardstown, IL, to Jake and Bethalin Della Montgumery. She loved to read, bake and making ceramics, but most of all, spending time with her family.

She is survived by her two children, Trisha Ann (Jeffrey) Bonn of Rochester and James John (Shannon) Baker of Illiopolis; 12 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; grandson, Dallas Baker and great-granddaughter, Novalee Hutchcraft.

Honoring Shirley’s wishes, cremation services will be provided by the Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 2091 N. Oakland Ave. Decatur, IL. No services are planned at this time. Memorials may be directed to Free Care Fund at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh One Children’s Hospital Drive Central Plant, Floor 3, 4401 Penn Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15224. Please view the online obituary, send condolences, and share memories at

No Services Planned
May 10, 2017
Graceland / Fairlawn Funeral Home
2091 N. Oakland Avenue Decatur, IL 62526
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  1. shirley was a sweet lady she always made me feel like part of her family. when cody , john and dallas were little she would help me with them she was a great grandma . she will be greatly missed

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