Nina Lee Baker
December 9, 1940 – July 12, 2020
“She was the type of person
you fell in love with the second
you met her”
“She lifted our spirits with
her attitude and smile”
“She was a bright light of
sunshine wherever she went.”
~ These are just a few of the
things people say about Mom
Nina Lee Baker, 79, left this world peacefully, yet
unexpectedly, on July 12, 2020, at St. Joseph Hospital in
Nina was born in Clintwood, VA on December 9, 1940 to
Margaret and Kemper Mullins. When she was six years old
her family boarded a train and travelled west to Washington
State, eventually landing in Renton, WA
Nina graduated from Renton High School early June
1959 and two weeks later, on June 27, married the love of her
life, Jim Baker, at her parent’s home in Renton.
Nina is survived by her loving husband of 61 years, Jim
Baker; two daughters, Crissy Baker and Ronda Baker Fleming;
her extraordinary granddaughter, April Fleming; sisters
Pebble Griffin and Jeannie McGerry and brother, Cecil
Mullins; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Mom’s physical loss will be deeply felt by all who knew
her but her spirit lives on for eternity.
Celebration of life will be held at a later date.