Richard Baker

Richard Alan Baker, 68, of New Washington, died Monday, June 15, 2009, at St. Catherine Regional Hospital.

He was born Nov. 20, 1940, in Clark County, the son of Frank and Rose Lemons Baker. He retired as a forklift driver at Reliance Electric.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley Franklin Baker; two sons, Rick Baker of Charlestown and Chris Baker of New Washington; two sisters, Sharon Powers of Charlestown and Betty Millay of Louisville, Ky.; and one grandson.

A memorial service will be private.

Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington is in charge of arrangements.

Minnie Lawson

Minnie Lawson, 94, of Milton, Ky., died Tuesday, June 16, 2009, at her residence.

Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Wood-Oakley Funeral Home in Milton, Ky.

Ruby Rex

Ruby Evelyn-Mae Rex, 3, of Carrollton, Ky., died Sunday, June 14, 2009, at her residence.

She was born Dec. 11, 2005, in Louisville, Ky., the daughter of Vincent Rex and Amanda Elizabeth Calvert.

She is survived by her parents, Vincent Rex of Louisville, Ky., and Amanda Elizabeth Calvert of Carrollton, Ky.; one sister, Ashlynn Simpson of Carrollton, Ky.; two brothers, Xavier Rex and Michael Simpson, both of Carrollton, Ky.; and her mother's boyfriend, Jody Simpson of Carrollton, Ky.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the First Apostolic Church of Carrollton. Cremation was chosen.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the family. Contributions can be made through Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky., which is in charge of arrangements.