This is the unedited research and genealogical collection of Geneva Suggs Swain donated by Carroll Ray Ellis.

Rachel Baker

Private graveside services for Juanita Rachel Baker, 70, were held at 11 a.m. Nov. 20 at King's Orchard at Mrs. Baker's Home on Route 1, Tennessee Ridge, 1983

Mrs. Baker, who wrote under the pen name of Rachel Maddux, died Nov. 19 at Trinity Hospital in Erin after a long illness.

Mrs. Baker wrote "Walk in the Spring Rain" which was later made into a movie starring Ingrid Berg­man. She also wrote "The Orchard Children" which was made into a T.V. movie. She authored several other books.

Public memorial services will be at 1 p.m. Dec. 3 at King's Orchard.

She is survived by a daughter, Me­lissa Baker of Tennessee Ridge.

Nave Funeral Home in Erin was  in charge of arrangements.


S ubmitted by Sandra Stacey

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