August 13, 1930 - March 31, 2017
Mary Eileen Baird, 86, of New Castle, passed away on the morning of Friday, March 31, 2017 at Heritage House of New Castle. She was born August 13, 1930 in Albany, Kentucky, a daughter of the late William and Dorothy (Huckeby) Smith. Eileen was a 1948 graduate of Spiceland High School. She loved children and was a foster grandparent for many years, helping in various elementary schools and volunteering with Cradles. Eileen founded the nutrition program at ICAP. She also had worked at Hills Department Store and cared for the elderly for several years. Eileen enjoyed helping people, traveling, fishing, whistling, and working in her yard. She is survived by her children, Connie Lynch of Plant City, FL, Sherry Marquez of New Castle, Marshall (wife: Sherry) Nicholson of Spring Hill FL and Lida Partin of New Castle; grandchildren, Diane (husband: Jim) Wilson, Angie Crafton, Harry (wife: Lisa) Lynch, Brenda Beltran, Amanda Mitchell, Harold Ray LeFavour, Jason Daniel (wife: Krysten) LeFavour, Penny (husband: Rich) Lewis, Scott Nicholson, Marci (husband: David) King, and Jacob (wife: Taylor) Nicholson; 17 great-grandchildren; a sister, Frieda Skirvin of St. Louis, MO; a brother, Larry (wife: Frances) Smith of Clearwater, Florida; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Eileen was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Susan Rodman and five brothers, Cletus, Robert, Ralph, Kenneth, and Everett Smith. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am Monday, April 3, 2017 at Sproles Family Funeral Home with Fran Bullock officiating. The family will receive friends from 10:00 am until the time of the service Monday at the funeral home. You may send the family a personal condolence at www.sprolesfamilycares.com. The Sproles family and staff are honored to serve the family of Mary Eileen Baird.
Mary Eileen Baird, 86, of New Castle, passed away on the morning of Friday, March 31, 2017 at Heritage House of New Castle. She was born August 13, 1930 in Albany, Kentucky, a daughter of the late William and Dorothy (Huckeby) Smith. Eileen... View Obituary & Service Information
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