|Birth: ||Sep. 28, 1938|
|Death: ||Sep. 22, 2012|
DANVILLE — Nancy Short Barker, 73, of 109 Bridgewater Court, died peacefully, Saturday, September 22, 2012, at Riverside Health and Rehabilitation Center after many years of declining health.
She was born in Pittsylvania County on September 28, 1938, to the late Jehue Short and Dorothy Johnson Short.
She was a member of Mount Vernon United Methodist Church, The Wednesday Club and The Gabriella Garden Club. She was formerly a member of The Heart Strings choral group and the Danville Golf Club where she enjoyed tennis and golf for many years. She was also an avid bridge player.
Nancy devoted her life to her children and loved her family. She was known for her friendliness and was a dear friend to many.
She is survived by a daughter, Lori Barker Smith and her husband, Rory of Semora, N.C.; and a son, Jay E. Barker of Danville. She is also survived by two grandsons, Stuart Smith and Thomas Barker and two granddaughters, Cayla and Madi Barker, all of Danville.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, James P. Short and a son, Willie G. "Billy" Barker, III.
Funeral services will be held at Mount Vernon United Methodist Church on Tuesday, September 25, at 3:00 p.m. with the Reverend Barry Foster officiating. Burial will be in Danville Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends at Townes Funeral Home on Monday September 24, from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully suggests memorial donations be made to the Danville Cancer Association, 2323 Riverside Drive, Danville, Va. 24540 or to Mount Vernon United Methodist Church, 107 West Main Street, Danville, Va. 24541.
Townes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Barker family
Danville Memorial Gardens
Created by: larry eanes
Record added: Sep 25, 2012
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