Elverda V. Baker, 73, of Newcomerstown, passed away Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at Union Hospital in Dover.

She was born Monday, April 9, 1945 in Guernsey, to the late Howard and Josie (Stephens) Forney. She worked as a teachers aide for Newcomerstown schools for 25 years. She was a member of the Church of Christ of Newcomerstown.

She married Paul L. Baker on July 15, 1968, who passed away Aug. 16, 2013. She is survived by her daughter, Shelly (Steve) Meeks of Newcomerstown; step-children, Terry (Sue) Baker of Newark and Elizabeth (Thomas) Minamyer of Flushing; grandchildren, Mitchell and Daniel Meeks, Kyle Baker, Olivia Minamyer; one sister, Arminda Worthington of Newcomerstown; companion, Dale Mizer; special students, Nate Smith and Jen Rankin. She was preceded in death by a twin brother, Aaron Forney; and brothers Dale, John and Clayton Roe.

Services will be at a later date. Online condolences may be made at www.addyfuneralhome.com.