Leola Mary Baker, 83, of Central Point and formerly of Elgin, died March 27. A graveside service will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Elgin Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Memory Gardens Mortuary of Medford.
Mrs. Baker was born June 15, 1923, in Elgin, where she was raised. She married Delmar Baker, and they owned and operated a real estate business in La Grande.
She was a member of Eastern Star and the Fraternal Order of Eagles #259 in La Grande. She also was a Grey Lady volunteer at Grande Ronde Hospital many years ago. She enjoyed collecting plates, yard work and hunting.
Survivors include her children, Sheree Rabourne of Central Point and Gary Baker of Hermiston; sister, Ila Colson of South Carolina; and one grandson.
The Observer – Obituaries for the week ending March 31, 2007 Published: March 31, 2007