Janice S. (Jan) Baker

July 06, 1956 - January 29, 2012

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Obituary

Janice Sue "Jan" Baker, 55, of Kendallville died Sunday, January 29, 2012, in Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne.

She was a resident of this area for most of her life, coming from Kentucky. She was a homemaker.

Janice loved to serve and minister the Word of God. She was involved in numerous ministries.

She was born July 6, 1956, in Hindman, Kentucky to Clayton H. Slone Sr. and Olive (Slone) Slone. On October 11, 1987, in Brimfield she maried David L. Baker. He survives in Kendallville.

Also surviving are two sons, Matthew Jimenez and Destiny Renkenberger of Kendallville and Trafton Jimenez of Kendallville; three grandchildren, Tynesha Jimenez, Aliyah Jimenez, and Alan Jimenez; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Brenda and Ray Ritchie of Wolcottville, Jeannie and Joe Woody of Taylorsville, North Carolina, and Robin and Phillip Lucas of Rome City; and two brothers, Clayton Slone, Jr. and Tabatha Slone of Rome City and Michael Slone of Rome City.

She was preceded in death by her father on March 9, 2009; her mother in 1968; her stepmother, Geraldine A. (Brewster) Slone on December 8, 2001; and a brother, Bobby Slone.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, February 1, 2012, at 12 noon in Liberty Free Will Baptist Church, 2900 E 1150 N, Wolcottville with Pastor Phillip Lucas officiating. Burial will be in Orange Cemetery.

Casketbearers will be Anthony Jimenez, Joey Newsome, Timmy Newsome, Steven Newsome, Rodney Messer, Clayton Slone, and Josh McCullen.

Calling is Tuesday, January 31, 2012, after 4 p.m. in the church.

Preferred memorials are to the family.

Arrangements are by Young Family Funeral Home, Wolcottville Chapel, State Road 9 North, Wolcottville.

View a video tribute after Tuesday or send condolences to the family at www.youngfamilyfuneralhome.com

Guest Book

Jr & Zalie Slone Families
February 8th, 2012 10:16pm
Willard

We know there are really no words that we can say that can bring comfort to you all at this time. May God wrap you in his arms and and give you comfort,ease your pain and give you peace. WE hope that in the days to come you will ALL find strength from those who can surround you with their love. Please accept my sincere condolences for your devastating loss.You ARE all in our prayers. GOD BLESS~ Arista ,Curby, Jimmy & Patty and families

Pam Hicks/Bloomfield
February 2nd, 2012 3:24am
Wolcottville,In

so sorry to hear of your loss. She will be missed dearly. if there is anything we can do please feel free to ask.

NEWSOME 'S
February 1st, 2012 10:00pm
wolcottville

WE WILL ALWAYS REMBER YOU AND EVERYTHING YOU TOUGHT US YOU TOUCH ARE LIfE VERY DEEPLY THANKYOU WE LOVE YOU AND MISS YOU XOXO

Marilyn Brewster Baxley
February 1st, 2012 9:35pm
Raeford, North Carolina

You are in my prayers and thoughts, i was a young girl the last time i saw Jan...Keep you eyes on the Lord and better days will follow.

bella woody
February 1st, 2012 4:42pm
north carolina

missed but never forgotten :'(

LINDA KECK
February 1st, 2012 4:38pm
WOLCOTTVILLE, INDIANA

SORRY TO HEAR OF YOUR LOSS YOU ARE IN OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS LINDA KECK AND FAMILY

Mary Handshoe
February 1st, 2012 5:35am
Kendallville

I am so sorry I can't be with you,my husband and I have a catching virus and he is coughing really bad. I want you to know my broken heart is with you. Debbie said it best when she said I am devestated. I know she is better off but a big hole has been left in a lot of hearts down here.I can't keep from thinking about when she was small and so sick and how she went through so much with loosing her mom when she was so small, so many things....Brenda,I love you and if I could have,I would gladly have taken her place to spare you this sorrow. You are in my heart dearest cousin.

JENNY, JEFF, AND JUSTIN
February 1st, 2012 12:56am
KENTUCKY

TO ALL OF THE FAMILY, WE ARE SORRY THAT WE COULD NOT BE THERE. OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU. WE LOVE YOU ALL.

michael slone
January 31st, 2012 3:15pm
butler,in

I love you and miss you dearly my sweet sister.it hurts so bad to lose you but i know your in heaven watching over us and having a glorious reunion with the family we have already lost. Love always, Little brother

Angie, Glenn, Allison
January 31st, 2012 2:05pm
Rome City

Jan, we love you so much. You will be missed dearly. Earths loss and Heavens gain. LOve you xoxox

Beverly & Manis Sparkman
January 31st, 2012 6:31am
Rome City, In.

God bless all the family! I can't tell you how bad this hurts to lose you!I remember what you told me the last time we talked! Go on and enjoy eternity with God and the family.

January 31st, 2012 3:37am

Sending our Love and prayers to all of you, I know your hearts are breaking but know this Jan is with Jesus, and we all know how she felt about him. Doug & Patty Terry

Silas & Freda Ritchie
January 31st, 2012 1:05am
Wellington ky

Sorry for your loss. You all are in our prayers

Willis & Trena Slone Family
January 31st, 2012 12:37am
Carrie, KY

To Brenda, Clayton, Robin & all of Jan's family - we will keep you in our thoughts & prayers. Sorry to hear about this. Shelia, Please don't hesitate to let us know if you all need anything. Love you guys.

Ray Patterson
January 30th, 2012 11:50pm
Kendallville

Sorry for your loss. Your family is in my prayers.

Pam Bates
January 30th, 2012 9:52pm
Hindman, Kentucky

Brenda, I am so sorry to hear of Jan's passing. I have been thinking about the old days in Corunna. Jan and I would sneak out at night and stand in the middle of the street and scream just as loud as we could and run back in the house. We had alot of fun. I wish we would have kept in touch. I will keep all your family in my prayers!!!

Beulah Slone
January 30th, 2012 9:03pm
Kendallville in

God speed you will be missed wish we could have spent more time together as cousins should

Aaron&Jessica Keck, D.J., Kaitlyn, & Mak
January 30th, 2012 8:27pm
Wolcottville, IN

Aunt Jan, We love you so much. We will dearly miss you. Heaven is getting a very special Angel. You are so beautiful and sweet. We love you so much.

Dallas n Linda Quinley
January 30th, 2012 8:22pm
Wolcottville, In

To all of Jan's family we send our deepest sympathy and prayers. I will miss Jan, she was greatly used of God and i know she is at Home with Him, rejoying in His Presence.

Tammy Hamilton
January 30th, 2012 8:21pm
Rome City Indiana

Rest in Heaven

hope messer
January 30th, 2012 7:40pm
ky

i love you aunt jan