|Birth: ||Nov. 29, 1923|
|Death: ||Apr. 14, 2006|
Barker Franklin Neil
Franklin Neil Barker, age 82, of Burwood Community, passed away April 15, 2006.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lottie Lee Lavender and Huse Barker; sisters, Annie Lou Grigsby, Polly Duncan, Robbie Norman; son, Franklin Barker Jr. and son-in-law Jeffrey Craig.
Mr. Barker was a member of the Burwood Church of Christ. He was a WWII Veteran who served in the 13th Air Force in South West Pacific in the Philippine Islands. He retired after 40 years as a rural mail carrier. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather and friend.
He is survived by his wife of sixty-two years, Mrs. Hilda Barker; daughters, Nancy Barker Craig, Sandra Barker (Mike) Heyboer; brother, Bob (Eva) Barker; sister, Ruth Barker; grandchildren, Stephen (Chayla) Craig, Keith (Jennifer) Heyboer, Lindsey Craig, Kayla Heyboer, Kristen Heyboer; special niece, Judy Hayes; special friends, Larry Jones, June Caldwell and special dog, Mike.
Services were conducted at 11 a.m. Monday, April 17, 2006 at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home, with Brother Bob Carrol officiating. Burial followed in the Burwood Cemetery. Pallbearers Stephen Craig, Keith and Mike Heyboer, Jerry Barker, Jon Duncan, Charlie Huff, Jack Grigsby, Larry Jones. Honorary pallbearers were Rob Shaffer, Ken Huff, Wallace Stovall, Robert Andrews, Larry Lampley, Jeff Whitten, Harry Sanders, Morty Bass, Joe Crispie, John Hunt, Members of Burwood Church of Christ, Danny Norman, Joe Duncan, Larry Barker. Memorials may be made to the Burwood Cemetery Fund (c/o A.B. Church Jr.) or the Burwood Church of Christ. Visitation was 3-8 p.m. Sunday and 1 hour prior to service on Monday at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home (3009 Columbia Ave., Franklin), which was in charge of arrangements.
Robert Houston Barker (1877 - 1966)
Lottie Lee Lavender Barker (1885 - 1963)
Hilda Stokes Barker (1924 - 2016)
Franklin Neil Barker (1954 - 1991)*
Annie Lou Barker Grigsby (1907 - 1977)*
Polly Barker Duncan (1910 - 2004)*
Robbie Lee Barker Norman (1913 - 2004)*
Rebecca Ruth Barker (1915 - 2014)*
Robert Houston Barker (1920 - 2015)*
Franklin Neil Barker (1923 - 2006)
Created by: bbarnhill
Record added: Feb 07, 2011
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