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Lorena Baber

July 12, 1930 — July 15, 2021

Owingsville

Lorena Mae Hornbeck Baber, 91, of Owingsville, Kentucky passed away peacefully Thursday morning, July 15, 2021 at her home.

She was born on July 12, 1930 in Marion, Indiana to the late Gilmore Hornbeck and Mary Ruth Hornbeck.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her sister, Joy Cox.

Lorena was a dedicated wife, mother and grandmother.  She was a homemaker who enjoyed cooking, entertaining company and always loved to travel. She had a way of making each person feel special. Over the years she taught many young students to play piano and played the organ at church for over 40 years.

Survivors include her husband of 72 years, John Baber, two sons; Johnny Baber (Debbie) of Owingsville and Brad Baber of Columbia City, Indiana, two daughters; Tina Bush of Mt. Sterling, Kentucky and Pam Little (Jim) of Loganville, Georgia, eleven grandchildren; Jared Baber (Cheyenne), Brock Baber (Jill), Evan Carino (Eli), Josh Little, Suzanne Little, Zach Baber (Brynn), Tyler Baber, Caleb Baber (Amanda), Lauren Snider (Jeff), Solomon Bush (Jennifer) and Aaron Bush, eight great grandchildren; Avery Baber, Adelle Baber, Andi Baber, Bryton Carino, Brynn Carino, Eli Baber, Jack Snider and Lily Snider and many friends who will dearly miss her.

Funeral Services will be conducted 4:00 PM Sunday, July 18, 2021 at the Owingsville United Methodist Church with Pastors, Johnny Baber, Lowell Rice and Tim Ray officiating.

Burial will follow in the Owingsville Cemetery.

Visitation at the Owingsville United Methodist Church will be from 2 PM - 4 PM Sunday.

The Michael R. Gray Funeral Home, 89 Slate Avenue, Owingsville, Kentucky 40360 is caring for all arrangements for Mrs. Lorena Baber.

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Visitation

Sunday, July 18, 2021

2:00pm - 4:00 am (Eastern time)

Owingsville United Methodist Church

75 W Main St, Owingsville, KY 40360

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Funeral Service

Sunday, July 18, 2021

Starts at 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Owingsville United Methodist Church

75 W Main St, Owingsville, KY 40360

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