Bernice A. Baker

Bernice A. Baker, 95, of Basye, died Saturday, December 31, 2016 at Shenandoah Place, Inc. in New Market.

She was born March 28, 1921 in Indian Mills, WVA.  She was the daughter of the late Abner and Lima Athalene Hill Dillon.

She was Supervisor of services for the National Geographic Society.

She was predeceased in death by her first husband Jack L. Armell and her second husband Howard J. Baker.

She is survived by a son Richard A. Armell of Basye; three grandchildren, Lorrie Saar of Jeffersonville, Indiana, Lawrence Armell of Basye, and Teale McCleaf of Cupertino, California; eight great grandchildren; and three great great grandchildren.

A graveside service will be Thursday, January 5, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. at Macedonia Cemetery, 1941 Macedonia Church Road in White Post, VA with the Rev. David Drebes officiating.

Arrangements are by Dellinger Funeral Home in Mt. Jackson.

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4 Condolences to Bernice A. Baker

  1. Brenda Jarvis says:

    Rich and family, our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
    With sympathy,
    Paul and Brenda Jarvis

  2. Bekki and JD Osborne says:

    It was a great pleasure getting to know Bernice at Shenandoah Place, and saddened to hear of her passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  3. Tammy G. Layman says:

    It was my great pleasure in taking care of Ms. Baker while at Shenandoah Place. All my deepest sympathies to the family. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time.

  4. Maribeth Mattingly and Chris Arkell says:

    Richard, You are in our thoughts today, as Always. We will remember your mother as a strong woman who raised a wonderful son. Her legacy is you. We love you and are so sorry for your loss. Maribeth and Chris