Corellen Baker, 56, passed away Thursday, July 8, 2010 at River Oaks Health Campus in Princeton from glioblastoma (brain cancer).

Born Jan. 27, 1954, she was the daughter of Rudolph Ashby and Edith (Daubenspeck) Beck.

She lived in Princeton before moving to her much loved Owensville. She was a member and regularly attended The Owensville United Methodist Church. Corellen had an unwavering faith in Jesus Christ.

She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend. Corellen very much loved spending time with her grandchildren.  She was involved with Mary Kay which afforded her the chance to do some other things she loved including making new friends and spending time with old friends.  Corellen loved to travel whether it was going to a conference for her career, or with her friends and family on vacation.

She earned a masterís degree in social work and spent a long career bringing joy and easing the burdens of those residing in convalescent care facilities such as Owensville Convalescent Center, Forest Dell, and Pine Haven. For the last several years, Corellen had used her education making it possible for those in need to receive dialysis care with Davita

She is survived by her devoted husband, James S. Baker III; her two sons, James Baker IV (Kelly) and Jonathan Baker; her mother, Edith Beck; two grandchildren, Olivia and Teagan Baker.

She was preceded in death by her father.

Her friends and family are invited to celebrate her life in remembrance at Holders Funeral Home in Owensville.  The funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 13 and be officiated by Rev. Linda Lawler and Rev. Ken Nelson. Burial will be in the Owensville Cemetery.

Visitation will be Monday from 4-8 p.m. at the funeral home.