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 Mary Augusta <I>Hoban</I> Barker

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Mary Augusta Hoban Barker

  • Birth 10 Mar 1920 Shelby County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 21 May 2015 Shelbyville, Shelby County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Waldron, Shelby County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 72113456

Married Earl Barker March 10, 1940. They had seven children: Robert, Bill, Beverly, Thomas, Bonnie, Scott and John.

Greensburg Daily News
May 23, 2015

Mary A. Barker, 95, of Shelbyville, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2015. She was born March 10, 1920, in Shelby County, the daughter of Edgar and Lena (Herndon) Hoban.

She graduated from Waldron High School in 1938. She married Earl Barker in 1940 and he preceded her in death in 2006.

She was a lifetime resident of the area. Mary was a member of the Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church and a charter member of the Lucky 15 Home Economics Club. Mary enjoyed entering exhibits in the Shelby County Fair for 75 years.

Mary is survived by her children, Robert (Tena) Barker of Carmel, William (Karen) Barker of Shelby County, Beverly (Jim) Caldwell of Indianapolis, Tom (Joyce) Barker of Adams, Bonnie Stauch of California, Scott (Julie) Barker of Shelbyville and John Barker of Florida; 20 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; five brothers; two sisters; and three grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 26 at Glenn E. George and Son Funeral Home in St. Paul. Funeral services begin at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 27 at the funeral home with Pastor Dawn L. Barnes officiating. Burial will follow in Van Pelt Cemetery.

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  • Created by: Julie (Gahimer) Barker
  • Added: 28 Jun 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 72113456
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Augusta Hoban Barker (10 Mar 1920–21 May 2015), Find A Grave Memorial no. 72113456, citing Van Pelt Cemetery, Waldron, Shelby County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Julie (Gahimer) Barker (contributor 47324019) .