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Elizabeth Miller Baker

July 27, 1917 - September 8, 2012
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Elizabeth Virginia Miller Baker, age 95, of Brightview at Baldwin Park, Staunton, formerly of Weyers Cave, VA, passed away on Sept. 8, 2012 at her home. She was born July 27, 1917 at her parent's home in Port Republic, VA. She was the daughter of the late Joseph Webb and Mary Elizabeth (Nicholas) Miller of Port Republic. She is survived by one daughter, Dorothy Baker Eberle and son-in-law Charles Edward Eberle, III of Cedar Crest, New Mexico; and three grandchildren, Charles (Chas) Eberle, IV of Bellingham, WA; Lauren Eberle of Eugene, OR, currently working in Keezletown for the summer, and Claire Eberle of Cedar Crest, NM. She is...
Elizabeth Virginia Miller Baker, age 95, of Brightview at Baldwin Park, Staunton, formerly of Weyers Cave, VA, passed away on Sept. 8, 2012 at her home.

She was born July 27, 1917 at her parent's home in Port Republic, VA. She was the daughter of the late Joseph Webb and Mary Elizabeth (Nicholas) Miller of Port Republic.

She is survived by one daughter, Dorothy Baker Eberle and son-in-law Charles Edward Eberle, III of Cedar Crest, New Mexico; and three grandchildren, Charles (Chas) Eberle, IV of Bellingham, WA; Lauren Eberle of Eugene, OR, currently working in Keezletown for the summer, and Claire Eberle of Cedar Crest, NM. She is also survived by two great nephews, Chris Cooley and wife Jonni of Keezletown and Jimmy Cooley of Elkton, VA and their father, James Cooley and wife Sally of Keezletown, VA.

Mrs. Baker was a graduate of Port Republic High School and Dunsmore Business College in Staunton. She worked at Wetsel Seed Company and E. I. Dupont Co. in the payroll department until 1953. After that she was a homemaker in Weyers Cave. She enjoyed sewing and gardening. . In the early 60's she helped complete the 1st Baker History Book. She especially loved her 3 grandchildren who she traveled extensively to visit
Elizabeth lived in Weyers Cave for 48 years before moving to Baldwin Park in Staunton in 1996. She was a member of the Port Republic United Methodist Church, and in recent years attended St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Staunton. She was also a member of AARP 1650 of Staunton, a member of Turner Ashby Chapter 162 United Daughters of the Confederacy, and a member of Daughters of the American Revolution Massanutten Chapter.

On Sept. 27, 1947 she married Ivan Justice Baker who preceded her in death on April 2, 1992. Also deceased are two brothers, George Franklin Miller of Keezletown and Wilbur Nicholas Miller of Port Republic and a sister-in-law, Thelma Earman Miller of Keezletown.

The family will receive friends on Friday, Sept. 14th from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Lindsey Weyers Cave Funeral Home.

A private burial will be in the Port Republic Mutual Cemetery.

A Memorial Service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15th, from the Port Republic United Methodist Church with the Rev. Marlene Chandler and Rev. Debra Huffman officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Port Republic United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 116, Port Republic, VA 24471 or St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 2000 Shutterlee Mill Road, Staunton, VA 24401.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.lindseyweyerscave.com

"To Mrs. Baker's Family, I wanted to express my deepest sympathy for your loss. I am privileged to have gotten to know Elizabeth while working at Brightview...." B. Werner (VA)

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