Frances O. Barker, 83, of rural Veedersburg IN, passed away 7:42 PM (CST) Tuesday February 11, 2020 at Carle Hospital in Urbana, Illinois.
Frances was born March 25, 1936 in Danville, Illinois the daughter of Clarence and Edith M. (Hagley) Rouse. She married Dale E. Barker December 31, 1956 in Veedersburg; he preceded her in death November 29, 1998.
She is also preceded in death by three brothers, and two sisters.
Surviving family include a son Russell (Pamela) Barker, Veedersburg; six daughters, Katherine Barker, Veedersburg; Patricia (Clent) Kinderman, Dana; Charlotte (James) Lowe, Williamsport; Debra Barker, Denver CO; Christine (Everett) Howard, Perrysville; Diana (Ronny) Hickman, Veedersburg; a sister, Wilma June Philips, Chrisman IL; six grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.
Frances was formerly a member of Cooper’s Chapel Church. She enjoyed reading, word search puzzles, and playing card games. She enjoyed being outdoors working in her flower gardens, and watching the birds, hummingbirds, and squirrels at the feeders in her yard. She was also a country music fan and had enjoyed listening to Ron Colson on 103.1.
Funeral service will be 2:00 PM Saturday February 15, 2020 at Dickerson Funeral Home in Veedersburg with Pastor Bob Fairchild officiating. Visitation will begin at 12:00 Noon Saturday at the funeral home and continue until the time of service. Burial will be at Cooper’s Chapel Cemetery. Online condolences at www.dickersonfuneralhome.com