Elizabeth Madelyne Baker
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Elizabeth Madelyne Baker
  • February 10, 1934 - March 6, 2017
  • Kansas City, Missouri

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Elizabeth Madelyne (Vaughan) Baker was born on February 10, 1934 in Dallas, Texas to Samuel and Edith Vaughan who preceded her in death. She went to be with her heavenly father on March 6, 2017 in Kansas City, Missouri.

She is survived by her daughter Madelyne Mundell and husband Brian and daughter Sarah Baker. She was blessed with 3 grandchildren Courtney, Patrick and Alexis Mundell. Elizabeth is also survived by her sister Jeannette Milstead, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her husband Richard James Baker and her brother Daniel Irwin Vaughan.

Elizabeth was a lifelong member of First Baptist Church of Dallas. She attended Woodrow Wilson High School and graduated from North Texas State. After graduation she went on to teach 4th and 5th grade until staying home to raise her daughters. She was married to her loving husband Richard Baker for nearly 55 years.

She was a member of the Eastern Star, Daughters of the Nile, Ladies Oriental Shrine and the Dallas Women's Forum.
Elizabeth was a kind and loving woman, generous with her time and many talents. She was very involved with her children's activities and often known to burn the midnight oil to help her daughters perfect many school projects. She was a wonderful cook, opening her home to many, and a detailed seamstress often sewing outfits for her daughters and their friends. She was very creative and crafty decorating her home for every occasion and hosting themed parties for friends and family.

She was a wonderful Grandmother taking a keen interest in her grandchildren's activities and creating special memories with each of them. She and Richard took many road trips to attend graduations, sporting events, birthday parties and special occasions, not letting distance come between them.
She loved to travel with her family having picnics and singing silly songs along the way to pass the time. She was an avid reader and completed the crossword puzzle daily.

Elizabeth cherished family, friends and her faith beyond anything else.

Visitation will be Friday, March 10, 2017 from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M., and Funeral Services will be Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 2:00 P.M., all at Grove Hill Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Grove Hill Memorial Park.