Brenda Joyce Baker, 68, died Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2010, after a six month battle with Non Hodgkins Lymphoma. She died peacefully with her family by her side.
Brenda was born in Mayfield, Ky., the only child of Raymond and Linda Galloway. She spent most of her life in Belleville, Ill., and worked as a dispatcher for the Illinois Power Company for over 30 years. She eventually settled in Tulsa, Okla., where she spent her retirement with her two dogs (kids) Zoe and Zack. She enjoyed golfing, playing with her dogs and spending time with her friends.
Surviving are two daughters, Melissa (Mark) Jolly and Deanna (Jim) Caniga; four loving grandsons, Grant and Brett Jolly, and Brandon and Tyler Caniga: and a cousin, Reggie Byrd.
Condolences may be offered at www.lakeviewfuneralhm.com
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to: Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 77 Westport Plaza, Ste. 101, St. Louis, Mo. 63146.
Visitation: Friends may call from 2 p.m. until time of service, Saturday, Aug. 28th, 2010, at Lake View Funeral Home, Fairview Heights, Ill.
Funeral: A Memorial Service will be held at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 28, 2010, at the funeral home. Interment will be held privately in Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, Illinois