Tina Gail Baker Unruh 1967 ~ 2021


Tina Gail Baker Unruh was born December 5, 1967 in Bakersfield, California to Carolyn Faye and Bill Baker.

As a baby, Tina’s baby picture was the first place winner of the Best Beautiful Baby Photo Contest. Tina delighted in sharing that story.

Tina lived in Bakersfield, California, Davidson, Oklahoma and moved to Hinton, Oklahoma where she spent her school age years. Tina graduated from Hinton High School. During those childhood years, Tina spent many hours and years riding horses. She became an accomplished rodeo competitor and has the trophies to prove it. After graduation, Tina lived in Nevada, Hinton, Oklahoma, and Weatherford, Oklahoma.

Tina’s desire to serve people led her to a variety of employment opportunities in customer service. Her passion and love for people was evident when she worked in home health and nursing homes where Tina loved and encouraged individuals. She was recognized for her dedication, dependability, and strong work ethic and was honored with Employee of the Month and Employee of the Year.

Spending time with friends and family was an important part of Tina’s life. She was reassured during a conversation with a special friend that she was a child of God. Tina always lived her faith during trials and triumphs.

Tina and Max Unruh were united in marriage December 22, 2012 in Leedey, Oklahoma. As a wife and homemaker, Tina loved making her home a happy place to be all year long. Decorating for the holidays, baking and cooking for others, and having a tidy home was her delight.

Tina lived a life blessing other and she felt truly blessed.

Tina was preceded in death by her sweet sister, Vickie Baker, and other family members.

Tina is survived by many loving family members: her husband, Max Unruh, of Leedey; mother Carolyn Faye Baker; brother Dale Baker; brother Jay Baker and wife Michelle; brother Tommy Baker and wife Diane; in-laws Harland Unruh and wife Andrea; sister-inlaw Miranda Motley and husband John; nieces and nephews Marissa Baker, Megan Baker, Matthew Baker, Ashley Baker, Austin Baker, Aaron Baker, Andrew Baker, Tommy Baker Jr., Chelsea Baker, Jordan Baker, Jaxon Motley, and Makinley Motley; great nieces and nephews, uncles and aunts; special cousins Brandy Ellis, Connie Murray, Jeannie Torres, Stephanie Beck, and many friends and family.

Memorials may be made to the Leedey Ministerial Alliance “in Honor of Tina Unruh” in care of Shaw Funeral Home, P.O. Box 276, Vici, OK 73859.

Services were held Tuesday November 2, 2021 at 1:00 pm at the Leedey First Baptist Church, With burial following at Greenwood Cemetery, Weatherford, Oklahoma. Condolences may be made to the family at shawfuneralhome.net. Shaw Funeral Home of Leedey