Ruth J. Brabham Baker

June 25, 1925May 16, 2011

Justine Baker Ruth Justine Baker, 85, of Washington, WV, passed away May 16, 2011 at Camden-Clark Medical Center Memorial Campus. She was born June 25, 1925 in Roane County, WV a daughter of the late John and Sadie Gay Reed Brabham. She was a member of the Lubeck United Methodist Church and she loved to square dance, quilt, and cook and was known for her apple pies. She is survived by three sons, Ronald McCrady and wife Deborah of Belpre, OH, Kent Baker and wife Josephine of Washington, WV, and Samuel Baker and wife Christine of Summerville, SC; 10 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Harold “Jim” Baker; three brothers, Earl and John D. Brabham and an infant brother Eugene; and six sisters, Alta Knopp, Edna McCrady, Olive Silket, Irene Green, Lona Carpenter, and Eva Hickman. Services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home, Parkersburg. Burial will be in Hopewell Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent to the family at


  • Visitation Tuesday, May 17, 2011
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Ruth J. Brabham Baker

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Jay & Glenna Culpepper

May 18, 2011

Love and prayers are with you. We wish we could have been there for you, but were unable to come down at this time.

Robert & Elwilda Stout

May 18, 2011

We loved Justine. She was a wonderful person. We will be thinking of you. Always know that God will be with you as you continue life's journey. Treasure your happy memories of her.

Charlotte(Carpenter) Jeffries

May 17, 2011

Love has a way of following you.We will meet you there someday.

Terrie Carpenter-Jung

May 16, 2011

Take comfort in knowing that now you have a special guardian angel to watch over you.