Patricia Baker

July 2, 1944 – April 14, 2007

Patricia “Pat” (Pitts – Maynard) Baker, 62, of Albany died April 14, 2007.

She was born July 2, 1944 in Kansas, the daughter of George Albert and Leta M. (Hand) Pitts. She moved west with her family in 1947. She attended schools in Foster and Crawfordsville.

Mrs. Baker married young and raised four children while living in Crawfordsvile. That marriage ended later in divorce. She has been married the last 20 years to Donald Baker, living in Albany 17 of those years.

She enjoyed garage sales and getting out. Her husband deeply loved her and pushed her in her wheelchair anywhere she and he wanted to go. Mrs. Baker also enjoyed getting her family together and was a great cook. She loved jewelry and the little things in life. In her last days her greatest joys were her trips to and from dialysis with her husband and spending time with her granddaughter, Shannon Patricia.

She is survived by sons, Jim Maynard of Corvallis, and Danny Maynard of Albany; daughter, Lesley Maynard of Sweet Home; mother, Leta M. Pitts; brothers, Tom Pitts of Lebanon, Ed Pitts of Sweet Home, and Steve Pitts of Albany; sister, Peggy Dain of Crawfordsville; five grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father, George Albert Pitts.

Viewing will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 19, at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.