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Abbie Lydia Tabor Barker
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Birth: May 12, 1902
Swain County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Nov. 23, 2007
Andrews
Cherokee County
North Carolina, USA

Abbie Barker, 105, of Andrews died Friday (Nov. 23, 2007) at her residence. A native of Swain County, she had been living in Cherokee County since 1972. She was the daughter of the late Martin Webster and Myra Rebecca Thomasson Taber and the wife of the late John Harvey Barker, who died Dec. 30, 1986.

She taught school for 25 years in Swain and Macon Counties. She was a member of the Andrews First Baptist Church where she had served as a Sunday School teacher in the Primary and Youth Departments.She was also preceded in death by four brothers, George Henry, Walter, Oscar, and Horace Taber; and two sisters, Emma Woodard and Ethel Ledford.

Surviving are two sons, Sydney J. Barker and wife, Annie Jean of Littleton, CO and John Kenneth Barker and wife, Janice of Copperhill, TN; five grandchildren, Mike Barker, Debbie Kosirog, Kent Barker, Kirk Barker, and Tammy Morgan; and 11 great grandchilldren and a great great grandchild.

Interment was in Greenlawn Memorial Gardens.

Ivie Funeral Home, Andrews in charge of arrangements.

Source-The Andrews Journal, 2007 
 
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 Spouse:
  John Harvey Barker (1907 - 1986)*
 
 Children:
  Sidney J Barker (1929 - 2011)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenlawn Memorial Gardens
Murphy
Cherokee County
North Carolina, USA
 
Maintained by: Our Whitaker Families
Originally Created by: Chuck Garland
Record added: Dec 29, 2007
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Abbie Lydia <i>Tabor</i> Barker
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