Katie Baugher

Litchfield, IL |

Katie Nell (Yates) Baugher, 77, of Litchfield, Illinois, formerly of Granite City, Illinois, passed away, Wednesday, February 14, 2024, peacefully at home.  Katie was born August 8, 1946, in Graves County, Kentucky, to the late Howard and Jeffie (Turnbow) Yates.

Katie was a faithful member of the Clark Avenue Church of Christ in Granite City, Illinois, where she dedicated much time and service, including working with The Baby Bank, teaching Sunday School, and helping with the children’s bus program.  She loved traveling to Branson and seeing the shows with her husband, Evart.  She was thoughtful and timely, always sending a Christmas, birthday, or special occasion card.  Katie’s most cherished times were spent with her family, she was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, Howard and Jeffie (Turnbow) Yates and her brother and sister-in-law, Frederick “Fred” and Mary Yates.

Surviving to cherish her memory, are her loving husband, Evart Baugher, Litchfield, Illinois; her children, Jane (Kent) Poiter, of Glen Carbon, Illinois and Kim (Angus, Sr.) McVeigh, of Punta Gorda, Florida; her grandchildren, Callista Poiter, Ciara (Michael) Sampson, Angus “A.J.” (Noelle) McVeigh, and Tristen McVeigh; her great grandchildren, Hayden and Blaire Sampson; and many other relatives and friends.

Memorials are appreciated to the Clark Avenue Church of Christ in Granite City, Illinois. Condolences may also be expressed online at

Visitation: Friends may visit from 4 to 7 PM, Monday, February 19, 2024, at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road, Granite City, Illinois and from 9 to 10 AM, Tuesday, February 20, 2024, Clark Avenue Church of Christ, Granite City, Illinois.

Funeral: Services will be held at 10 AM, Tuesday, February 20, 2024, at Clark Avenue Church of Christ at 2130 Clark Avenue, Granite City, Illinois. Interment will be held Wednesday, February 21, 2024, in Antioch Church of Christ Cemetery in Graves County, Kentucky.

Obit Provided By:
Irwin Chapel Funeral Home

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