Mrs. Steele was born in Lincoln County, Tennessee to the late Jack and Elma Beavers. She was a member of the Holiness Faith Church. In addition to her parents Mrs. Steele is preceded in death by one son, Rusaw Herrin; one sister, Virginia O’deare; one grandchild, Jerry Taylor; two brothers, Larry Beavers and Bill Beavers; and two husbands, Jimmy Herrin and Robert Baker.
Mrs. Steele is survived by her husband, Sonny Steele of Decherd; two daughters, Frances Bennett of Bell Buckle; Elwanda Master and husband James of Estill Springs; one adopted daughter, April Johnson of Florida; three sons, Rodney Baker of Tullahoma, Phillip Baker of Manchester, Chris Baker also of Manchester; three sisters, Jackie Wallace of Panama City, FL, Jean Medford of Estill Springs, Darlene Stewart of Keith Springs; 12 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and 3 great-great-grandchildren.
Visitation for Mrs. Steele will be held on Tuesday, November 20th, 2012 at Kilgore Funeral Home from 5:00-9:00pm.
Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, November 21st, 2012 at 12:00pm in the Kilgore Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. James Riddle officiating.
Burial will follow at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens.
Kilgore Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.