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Paula Lewis Baker, 92, Columbia, KY native (1930-2022)

Paula Lewis Baker of Greensburg passed away on Saturday, June 25, 2022 at the Green Hill Rehab and Care Center. She was 92 years old.

The Funeral services for Paula Lewis Baker will be conducted at 11amCT on Wednesday, June 29, 2022, at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S. Main St., Greensburg, KY, with Bro. Rocky Morrison officiating. Burial will follow at Tarters Chapel Cemetery in Adair County.

Visitation is requested from 3pmCT until 8pmCT on Tuesday, and will continue after 7amCT on Wednesday until time for the funeral service.

Paula Lewis Baker, daughter of the late Tom Paul Lewis and Mary Sue Hill Lewis, was born on Friday, May 2, 1930 in Columbia, Kentucky.

She had made a profession of faith in Christ, was a member of South Greensburg Baptist Church. Mrs. Baker was a retired Nursing Assistant from Green Hill Rehab and Care Center as well as a Dietary from Jane Todd Crawford Hospital.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, James Sonny Baker on December 9, 2017 having united in marriage on December 19, 1954.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law: Gene Autry and Christine Baker of Lexington; a daughter & son-in-law: Pam and Steve Gupton of Greensburg; a brother: Harris Lewis of Adair County; 4 grandchildren: Matthew Baker of Lexington, Courtney and Terry Burke of Los Angeles, Bret Baker of Lexington, and Josh and Brook Gupton of Greensburg;1 great-grandchild: Lexi Gupton of Greensburg.

She was preceded in death by 8 brothers and sisters: Catherine Stotts, Euna Sullivan, Willowmearl Shelton, Nadine Baker, Geneva Morrison, Ralph Lewis, Mac Lewis, Coleman Lewis.

The family has asked that expressions of sympathy take form of donations to the Tarters Chapel Cemetery Fund, which can be made at the funeral home.

Pallbearers: Brent Baker, Matt Baker, Benny Clay Sullivan, Josh Gupton, Steve Gupton, Autry Baker

Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Paula Lewis Baker, 92, Columbia, KY native (1930-2022)

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