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Delphia “Doughie” Higgins Baker

Delphia “Doughie” Higgins Baker, 106, widow of the late Robert Baker, died Sunday December 26, 2021 at the Bourbon Heights Nursing Home, Paris, KY.

She was born in Millersburg, KY to the late John Willie and Carrie Thomas Higgins. She was a Domestic Worker/Nannie to several children, many of them still keep in contact and loved her dearly and she was a member of the Woods Chapel CME Church, Millersburg, KY.

She is survived by three grandchildren, Venita (Phillip) Garrard, Renita Wess and Carrie Jackman; five great grandchildren, Phillip (Rachel) Garrard, Jr., Caren Garrard, Erika Smith, Caleb Wess and Nicole Wess; grand daughter in law, Rene Wess; five great great grandchildren, Mikaya Dennis, Layla Dennis, Taeshawn Garrard, Amaya Roberts and Maxwell Garrard; three special daughters, Jane Engert, Carol Fields and Christie Tull and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was also preceded in death by one son, Garland Wess; one grandson, Clifford Wess; five brothers, Arthur Keller Higgins, Thomas Higgins, C.B. Higgins, Jason Higgins and Raymond Higgins and one sister, Wille Belle Southers.

Per Doughie’s request there will be no funeral services. Her burial will be in the Millersburg Cemetery.

The funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Lusk-McFarland Funeral Home, 1120 Main Street, Paris, KY.

The online guestbook is at and a 24-hour funeral information line can be reached by calling 859-987-4387.

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