Lucy Baker McEachern

On August 18, 2022, Lucy Baker McEachern departed this earth for her Heavenly home. A Godly woman who loved her Lord, she was 82 years old.

Born near Vaiden and a resident of Carroll County, Mississippi most of her life, Lucy married Robert (Bob) McEachern, Jr., on July 24, 1960. Bob and Lucy lived in Cleveland, Mississippi for a number of years before moving back to Vaiden in 1997, where Lucy lived until her death.

Known for her love of the Lord, Lucy also loved and was very active in her church, Shongalo Presbyterian, where she enjoyed teaching and serving. Her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren were the joy of her life.

Lucy is survived by her devoted husband, Bob; her son, Robert (Rob) Coleman McEachern, III (Ginger); her daughter, Lorie McEachern Guenther (Clint); her brother, Terry Baker (Melanie); her sister-in-law, Helen Claire McEachern Elliott; another sister-in-law, Eloise McEachern Turbeville; her grandchildren, Eleanor Guenther Braswell (Justin); McKee Guenther (Lety); Clay Mapp; Faith Mapp Tomlinson (Marshall); Jessica McEachern; and Jordan McEachern; six great grandchildren, and six nieces and nephews, all of whom she dearly loved. Lucy was predeceased by her parents, Houston and Lorena Baker, and her brother, Jerry Baker.

Her pallbearers are Justin Braswell, McKee Guenther, Clay Mapp, Marshall Tomlinson, David Turbeville, John Turbeville, Will Wood and Chris Howell. Honorary pallbearer is Pete Bailey. The family gives a special thanks to Lucy’s end of life caregivers, Martha Denton and Dean Rodgeys, and her hospice group, AccentCare. 

Funeral services will be on Saturday, August 20, 2022, at Shongalo Presbyterian Church in Vaiden, Mississippi. Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m., followed by the service at 11:00 a.m. Rev. Philip McRae will officiate the service. A graveside service will be held at the family’s Hopewell Cemetery near Vaiden.

8 thoughts on “Lucy Baker McEachern

  1. Oh! How Lucy will be missed. She was a blessing to me. Loved Lucy and love all her family too. Bob you did a great job of caring for her. She loved you so. I will miss my wonderful friend.

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  2. Prayers of comfort and peace to the family. Lucy Dell is in my sweet memory bank from cheerleading at VHS. She was such a sweet older lady as well and will be missed by many.

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  3. Oh! How Lucy will be missed. She was a blessing to me. Loved Lucy and love all her family too. Bob you did a great job of caring for her. She loved you so. I will miss my wonderful friend. May God be with Lucy’s family and friends during this most difficult time. She will be singing in Gods heavenly choir. With my love to all!

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  4. Lucy was one of my dearest friends. A Godly lady who loved our Lord. A joy to remember the times we would share together visiting in each other’s homes and playing board games of one kind or another. As couples we would attend Forestry meetings and enjoy fellowship with others at the meetings. Oh! How I will miss my best friend. Lucy, I will always remember you with love and deep friendship. A very kind, sweet and Godly lady. I will always love you. When you see Richard tell him I love and miss him just as I will miss you. With my love, Linda

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  5. So sorry to hear of Lucy’s passing she was a sweet Christian lady our prayers for all the family 🙏🙏🙏

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  6. Lucy was such a sweet person and loved by my family. My thoughts and prayers for her devoted husband and her children.

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  7. I was so sorry to read about Lucy in our newspaper, The Bolivar Bullet. Our children grew up together in church and school. Lucy was a special lady who could do anything! Praying for peace and comfort for all of the family.

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