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Betty Loretta Fields Baker Courtney
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Betty Baker Courtney born November 16, 1939 in Lily, KY, died at the UK Medical Center on Thursday, December 7, 2017. She was 78 years old.
She graduated from Paris High School in 1956 and retired from Mallincrodt Baker. She was a member of the New Life Ministries and served the Lord in various capacities throughout her life. One of her final messages to her family and friends was her desire to go to Heaven and for them to “Meet Me There.”
She was preceded in death by her husbands Bobby Baker and Carl David Courtney; one daughter, Donna Baker Martin and several brothers and a sister.
She is survived by 5 children, Tommy Baker, Timmy (Karen) Baker, Janie (Anthony) Gubitz, Steve (Jannette) Baker and David (Theresa) Courtney; 11 grandchildren, Keisha (Joe) Akemon, A.J. Gubitz, Jake Gubitz, Kassie (Chris) Reed, T.J. Baker, Matthew Baker, Justin (Isabella) Baker, Stephanie Baker, Robert Baker, Adam Baker and Alexandria Courtney; 9 great grandchildren; 1 sister, Jean (Carl) Cox; 1 brother, David Fields and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services will be conducted at 12:00 PM Monday December 11, 2017 at the Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home, 1120 Main St., Paris, KY by Rev. Anthony Gubitz and Rev. Dennis Peace. Burial will be in the Evergreen Memory Gardens.
Visitation will be from 5-8 PM Sunday December 10, 2017 at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Matthew Baker, Justin Baker, Adam Baker, Robert Baker, A.J. Gubitz, Jake Gubitz, Joe Akemon and Chris Reed.
Honorary pallbearer will be T.J. Baker.
Memorials may take the form of contributions to the New Life Ministries.
The funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home, 1120 Main St., Paris, KY 40361.
The online guestbook is at and a 24 hour funeral information line can be reached by calling 859-987-4387.

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5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home

1120 Main Street
Paris, KY 40361





12:00 PM
Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home

1120 Main Street
Paris, KY 40361

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Evergreen Memory Gardens

5364 Lexington Rd.
Paris, KY 40361


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