Mary Ruth Baird, 95, of New Haven, passed away March 17, 2019 at Hardin Memorial Hospital. She was a member of St. Catherine Catholic Church, worked as a private bookkeeper, employee of Mack Manufacturing for 25 years, Bardstown Sewing Factory, volunteer for 12 years at Hardin Memorial Hospital, and the Matriarch of G. B. Howell Lane. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Alice Washer; along with her husband of 59 years, JM Baird. She is survived by a sister, Thelma Miracle; two nephews, Jimmy and Wayne Miracle; along with all of her extended family on G. B. Howell Lane. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Catherine Catholic Church with burial to follow in Riverview Cemetery. Friends may visit after 9 a.m. Thursday at the Joseph L. Greenwell Funeral Home.