Debra Barker

picture-pubPATOKA — Debra Louise Barker, 53, of Patoka passed away Friday, September 19, 2014, at her home. She was born the daughter of Junior and Mildred (Hester) Williamson on October 4, 1960. In 1975, she married Danny Barker in Dothan, Ala.

Debra is survived by husband Danny Barker of Patoka; daughter Rebecca Lee Barker of Saint Louis, Mo.; brothers Jessie Williamson and Clarence Williamson of Butler County, Mo.; father-in-law Kenneth Gerald Barker of Rockford; mother-in-law Dessie Williams of Patoka; sisters-in-law Cynthia and Jack Newhouse of Wisc., and Regina  and Gary Roberts of Centralia; brothers-in-law Kenneth Ray Barker, Marty Barker, Phillip Barker, and Darrell Barker, all of Rockford.

She was preceded in death by her parents Junior and Mildred; sister Linda Boyer; and brothers Eugene and Ronnie Williamson.

Debra enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, and gardening. She worked alongside her Husband Danny at Dan’s Produce in Central City until her health would not allow her. Debra will be remembered as a giving person to her family and many friends.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday Sept. 24, 2014 at the Day Macz Funeral Home in Patoka. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday Sept 24, 2014 at the Day Macz Funeral Home in Patoka.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Patoka Fire Department. Cremation rites will be accorded following the Funeral Service with burial at Fisk Cemetery in Fisk, Mo., at a later date. Day Macz Funeral Home in Patoka is in charge of arrangements.

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