Tina Baker, 60, of Urbana, Ohio went to be with the Lord after a battle with kidney disease and breast cancer. Tina was a long-time USTA judge that loved traveling and being able to see the athletes grow in the sport of tumbling and trampoline. She loved The Ohio State and fall was her favorite time of year to cheer on the Buckeyes football team. Tina’s greatest joy in life was being a mom and grandmother. She loved her family fiercely and was known for her big bright smile.
Tina is preceded in death by her parents Jesse Sr and Laura Noriega, her sister Maria Ellana Brown. As well as two half siblings, Robert Moreno and Virginia Marie Robertson. Tina is survived by one daughter, Ashley Cain of Nashville, TN, one son Allen (Maria) Cain, of Lampasas,Texas, two sisters, Linda (Doug) Edwards of Springfield, OH and Sylvia (Gary) Sizemore of Urbana, OH, as well as two brothers Jesus Noriega of Columbus, OH and Tommy Noriega of Urbana, OH. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Laura Xavia Wilson, Juan Reynaldo Rodriguez, Carlos Joel Rodriguez, Miguel Allen Cain and LuzElena Deloris Cain and a multitude of nieces, nephews, family and friends who will mourn her loss.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, December 17, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Urbana. Burial will follow mass at Oak Dale Cemetery. Close Friends and family are welcome to join a lunch at St. Mary's Fellowship Hall following the graveside services. Arrangements entrusted to the Walter and Lewis Funeral Home, Urbana. Online condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting www.walterfunerals.com.