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Mary Frances Keith-Baird

April 7, 1944 — April 20, 2021

Mary Frances Keith-Baird, age 77years, of Strunk, Kentucky died Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset, Kentucky.

She was born April 7, 1944 in Yamacraw, Kentucky the daughter of Mose Walter and Lillie (Hines) Tucker.  Mary had worked as a Post Master Relief for the US Postal Service, was a member of the Marsh Creek Baptist Church. She had a true Christian servant’s heart, she dedicated her time to always taking care of others, whether it be cooking, driving, sewing clothes, or just helping in anyway possible to those in need. She was famous for her fried pies, candies, and breads she gave to people in the community, and in the last year she had sewn mask for various people to help protect them from COVID-19.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Jimmy R. Keith and Edward Kan Baird; brothers, Glenn Edd Tucker, Ralph Gene Tucker, and Junior Lee Tucker; and sister, Leatrice Joyce Clark.

Survivors include her brothers, Reed Allen Tucker of Tullahoma, Tennessee and James Estle Tucker of Batavia, Ohio; sister, Virginia Sue Canada of Strunk; stepson, Timothy Baird; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be held 1pm Saturday, April 24, 2021 at the McCreary County Funeral Home with Bro. Ronnie Peters officiating. Burial will follow in the McCreary Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends after 11am Saturday at the funeral home.

McCreary County Funeral Home entrusted with the arrangements.

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