Katie Louise <I>Tatum</I> Barker

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Katie Louise Tatum Barker

  • Birth 15 Nov 1921
  • Death 4 Oct 2001
  • Burial Waycross, Ware County, Georgia, USA
  • Memorial ID 66484093

Mrs. Katie Louise Barker, 79 (10-4-2001) Waycross native (Miles-Odum Funeral Home, Waycross)

Katie L. Barker, 79, of Waycross died Thursday morning at Baptist Village after a lengthy illness. Born in Waycross, Mrs. Barker was the daughter of the late Matthew Tatum and Emmie Crews Tatum.

A member of the Baptist Faith Mrs. Barker was preceded in death by her husband Carl Edward "Honey Bee" Barker, nine brothers and sisters, Lonnie Tatum, Cleve Tatum, Erney Tatum, James T. (J.T.) Tatum, David L. (D.L.) Tatum, Matthew Tatum Jr., Kellie Tatum Renfro, Hazel Tatum Taylor, and Annie Bell Tatum.

She is survived by her loving daughter Cheryl Barker Douglas (Dan)of Waycross, a brother, Freddie A. Cox (Sally) of Rayford, FL., a loving sister Wilma Carter Meeks (Guy) of Waycross, 3 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Funeral services were held Friday October 5, 2001 at the graveside in Oakland Cemetery with the Rev. Malcolm Matheson officiating. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family has requested that all donations be sent in the memory of Katie

(Find A Grave contributor J. Steven Hinson)

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  • Created by: Jerry Van Herrin
  • Added: 4 Mar 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 66484093
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Katie Louise Tatum Barker (15 Nov 1921–4 Oct 2001), Find A Grave Memorial no. 66484093, citing Oakland Cemetery, Waycross, Ware County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Jerry Van Herrin (contributor 47086979) .