|Birth: ||Mar. 24, 1924|
|Death: ||Mar. 26, 2006|
COLUMBUS, GAŚ Rosa Lee Jones Barker, 82, of Columbus, died Sunday, March 26, 2006, at Columbus Hospice House. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, 2006, at McMullen Funeral Home, 3874 Gentian Blvd., Columbus, with Dr. Brad Hicks and Rev. Terry Wright officiating. Burial will be at Parkhill Cemetery. The pallbearers will be Jonathan Stephens, Christopher Stephens, Kevin Bowers, Blake Barker, Billy Hlebak, and Derrick Walker. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. A Muscogee County native and life-long resident, Rosa was the daughter of the late Marion M. Jones and Lillie Mae (Brown) Jones. She married Emory Clyde Barker in 1944. He preceded her in death in 1974. She first worked as an accountant for Dixie Distributing Company of Columbus. She later worked for several years as Muscogee County Probate Court Clerk for Hon. Homer Suggs. She was a member of Wynnbrook Baptist Church. Affectionately known to her family and friends as "Mama Rosa," she is survived by one daughter, Sharon Wiggins and her husband Eddie of Cataula; two granddaughters, Stephanie Walker of Cataula, and Brandi Hlebak and husband Billy of Columbus; two great grandsons, Austin Walker and Will Hlebak; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Katherine Robinson, Irene Nichols, and Maudine Barker. The family requests memorial donations in memory of Rosa Barker to Columbus Hospice House, 7020 Moon Road, Columbus, GA 31909.
Created by: Cheryll G. Cotten
Record added: Sep 29, 2006
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