Viola Baker, 82, widow of Nelson Earl Baker, passed away Thursday, November 24, 2022 at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington. Born May 27, 1940 in Lexington, KY to the late Ray and Grace Woolery Gritton. She was a cafeteria worker for the Winburn middle school. She is survived by two sons, Jim Baker and Nelson Baker II both of Lexington; a sister, Joyce Gritton of Lexington; five grandchildren, Nathan, Emily, Matt, Jordan and Josh Baker; one great grandchild. A private service will be held at the Lexington Cemetery.