|Birth: ||Mar. 28, 1907|
|Death: ||Dec. 11, 1996|
Mamie Elizabeth Barker, 89, a lifelong Williamson County resident, died Wednesday, December 11, 1996, in Georgetown.
Mrs. Barker was born February 28, 1907 near Georgetown to Louis F. and Sarah E. (Gilmore) Ischy. She and Walter Wilburn Barker were married January 20, 1924, in Williamson County. Mr Barker preceded her in death January 18, 1973.
Mrs. Barker was a member of Strickland Grove Church of Christ and was a homemaker.
Visitation was Friday evening at the Gabriel's Funeral Chapel. Services will be at 10 a.m., Saturday, December 14 in the Gabriels Chapel. The Reverend Kathryne Snodgrass, her granddaughter, will officiate. Burial will follow in Berry Creek Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Jody Powell, Cliff Tschoerner, Billy Davis, Darrell Bamsch, David Hanusch and Lynn Lay.
Mrs. Barker is survived by her three sons, Wilburn L. Barker and wife Betty, Joe Barker and wife Polly, R.V. Barker and wife Shirley, all of Georgetown; 13 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren and two great, great, grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three brothers and one sister.
Arrangements by the Gabriels Funeral Chapel of Georgetown.
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The following is an Eulogy written and given by Kathryn Snodgrass, granddaughter. I don't know if it can be added, but think it would be nice if it's possible:
She always greeted us with a smile, kind word, and a kiss. When you entered her home she offered you food and drink, never left hungry.
She was a wonderful conversationalist, never at a loss for words and never met a stranger. Everyone was welcome in her home.
Her crocheted handwork was a beauty to behold. Not a stitch out of place.
She could "Make a table talk", have a taffy pull, make caramel candy, paint your fingernails red, fry up a platter of chicken, and entertain you with beautiful piano music all in the span of an afternoon.
We loved going to Grandma's house and cried when we had to leave.
All in all she was quite amazing. Grandma was not intimidated by new technical gadgets: cordless push-button phone- withing easy reach; microwave oven-used it like a pro; remote control color TV-loved it; police scanner-kept us up to date on fires, accidents and escaped criminals. She was always the mother hen protecting her chicks.
We love her dearly and will always carry her with us in out hearts and minds.
God bless you, Grandma.
Louis Fred Ischy (1874 - 1950)
Sarah Ellen Gillmore Ischy (1881 - 1966)
Walter Wilburn Barker (1904 - 1973)*
Wilburn Louis Barker (1926 - 2006)*
Walter Joseph Barker (1927 - 2010)*
Robert Vaden Barker (1931 - 2006)*
Bessie Ellen Ischy Salyer (1903 - 1962)*
Fred Louis Ischy (1904 - 1980)*
Mamie Elizabeth Ischy Barker (1907 - 1996)
William Samuel Ischy (1910 - 1968)*
John Elvin Ischy (1912 - 1952)*
Berry Creek Cemetery
Maintained by: charlotte barker bamsch
Originally Created by: John Christeson
Record added: Nov 08, 2004
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