Connie Jolynn Baker Kuhn

Published 10:17 am Thursday, February 18, 2016

Early in the morning of Feb. 17, 2016, Jolynn Baker Kuhn died after wrestling with diabetes and then dementia for the past several years.

She lived a life principles, unselfishness and dedication to family and friends. She was born on Feb. 11, 1940 in Harnett County to Walter J. and Elizabeth Larue Baker. She graduated from High Point Central High School. She was retired from Swaim Metals in High Point. She was a reader, enjoyed spending time at the lake, and traveling. She often said that her two sons were the greatest gift God had given her. Her infectious smile and love for others made her special.  She continually spread that cheer to those around her.

The first of four children, she was preceded in death by her parents, grandparents, 2 brothers, Don and Scott Baker, as well as many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Survivors: her husband, Larry Kuhn of Mocksville; 2 sons, Kelly Land of Forest City and Richard Land of Stanley, and their father, Eugene Land and wife June of Kings Mountain; her brother, Sid Baker of Reidsville; sisters-in-law, Brenda Baker of Trinity, Donna Kuhn McMillan and husband John of Iron Station, Kathy Kuhn Toler and husband Jimmie of Fairdale, W.Va., Pete Kuhn and Tommy Kuhn of Statesville, Garry Kuhn and wife Shirley of Maple Meadow, W.Va.; special cousins, Dixie Dean, Dantzlere and Glenn Currin and Mickie and O’Shea Arnold, all of Fuquay-Varina; niece, Kasey Smith and husband Joe; nephews Louis Baker and wife Pam of Belews Creek, Terry Baker of Jamestown; great-nieces, Katherine and Christina Baker of Belews Creek, and Molly Smith of Charlotte; several other cousins and friends; and her canine companion, Joey.

The family will receive friends on Friday, Feb. 19 at 2 p.m. at Sechrest Funeral Home in High Point. A celebration of her life will take place at 3 p.m. following the visitation in the chapel of the funeral home. A graveside burial will take place on Saturday, Feb. 20 at Floral Garden Park Cemetery in High Point at 11 a.m.

Memorials: N.C. Foundation for Public School Children, 115-B East Council Street, Salisbury,   28144.