BARKER, George E

Date of birth: 12 Oct 1912 Johnson County, Indiana

Date of death: 7 Oct 2002 Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana

Franklin Daily Journal, October 8, 2002

George E. Barker

	George E. Barker, 89, died
Monday, Oct. 7, 2002, at his
residence in Franklin. He was born
Oct. 12, 1912, in Johnson County.
His parents were Everett E. and
Lydia (Drake) Barker. He married
Jennie Belle Olmstead on Dec. 24,
1935. She preceded him in death
June 2, 1978. Survivors include a
son, William E. Barker of Franklin;
a brother, Stanley E. Barker of
Franklin; two sisters, Eleanor
Lucille Records and Marcia Rosemary
Beard, both of Franklin; two
grandchildren; and six
great-grandchildren. He was
preceded in death by a grandson,
Elvin Lee Barker.
	He was a farmer and retired
from Hill Brothers Veneer in
Edinburgh.
	He was a charter member of
Edinburgh Church of the Nazarene.
	He was an avid gardener and
enjoyed to fishing and hunting.
	The Rev. Doug Wright will
conduct a service at 11 a.m.
Thursday at Edinburgh Church of the
Nazarene. Friends may call from 4
to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Eskew-Eaton
Funeral Home in Edinburgh and from
10 a.m. until time of service
Thursday at the church. Burial will
be at Rest Haven Cemetery in
Edinburgh.
	Memorial contributions may be
made to Edinburgh Church of the
Nazarene Building Fund, 716 S.
Eisenhower Drive, Edinburgh, IN
46124, or to Americare Hospice of
Franklin.

Shelbyville News, October 8, 2002
George E. Barker
	George E. Barker, 89, of rural
Franklin, died Monday, Oct. 7,
2002, at his home.
	Born Oct. 12, 1912, in Johnson
County, he was the son of Everett
E. and Lydia (Drake) Barker.  He
married Jennie Belle Olmstead on
Dec. 24, 1935, and she preceded him
in death on June 2, 1978.
	Survivors include one son,
William E. Barker of Franklin; one
brother, Stanley E. Barker of
Franklin; two sisters, Eleanor
Lucille Records and Marcia Rosemary
Beard, both of Franklin; two
grandchildren, Rebecca D. Morrison
of Franklin and William E. Barker
Jr. of Shelbyville; five
great-granddaughters; and one
great-grandson.
	He was preceded in death by one
grandson, Elvin Lee Barker.
	Mr. Barker was a farmer and
retired from Hill Brothers Veneer
in Edinburgh.
	He was a charter member of
Edinburgh Church of the Nazarene.
	Funeral services will be at 11
a.m. Thursday at Edinburgh Church
of the Nazarene, 716 S. Eisenhower
Drive in Edinburgh, with the Rev.
Doug Wright officiating.
	Burial will be in Rest Haven
Cemetery in Edinburgh.
	Visitation will be from 4 to 8
Wednesday at Eskew-Eaton Funeral
Home, 302 E. Main Cross St. in
Edinburgh, and one hour prior to
the service Thursday at the church.
	Memorial contributions may be
made to Edinburgh Church of the
Nazarene Building Fund, 716 S.
Eisenhower Drive, Edinburgh, IN
46124, or Americare Hospice of
Franklin, in care of Eskew-Eaton
Funeral Home, 302 E. Main Cross
St., Edinburgh, IN 46124.

Columbus Republic,October 8, 2002
Farmer, Hill Bros. Veneer retiree
George E. Barker
Franklin
	EDINBURGH   George E. Barker,
89, of rural Franklin died at 5:30
a.m. Monday, Oct. 7, 2002, at his
home.
	Mr. Barker was a farmer and
retired from Hill Brothers Veneer.
He was a charter member of
Edinburgh Church of Nazarene and
was an avid gardener, hunter and
fisherman.
	The funeral will be at 11 a.m.
Thursday at Edinburgh Church of the
Nazarene with the Rev. Doug Wright
officiating.  Calling will be from
4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at
Eskew-Eaton Funeral Home and from
10 a.m. until service time Thursday
at the church.  Burial will be at
Rest Haven Cemetery.
	Memorials may be made to
Edinburgh Church of the Nazarene
Building Fund, 716 S. Eisenhower
Drive, Edinburgh, IN 46124, or
Americare Hospice of Franklin.
	Mr. Barker was born in Johnson
County Oct. 12, 1912, the son of
Everett E. and Lydia Drake Barker. 
He married Jennie Belle Olmstead
Dec. 24, 1935.
	Survivors include a son,
William E. Barker of Franklin; a
brother, Stanley E. Barker of
Franklin; sisters, Eleanor Lucille
Records and Marcia Rosemary Beard,
both of Franklin; grandchildren,
Rebecca D. Barker of Franklin and
William E. Barker Jr. of
Shelbyville; five great-
granddaughters; and one
great-grandson.
	He was preceded in death by his
wife, on June 2, 1978; his parents;
and a grandson, Elvin Lee Barker.

Indianapolis Star, 8 October 2002
GEORGE E. BARKER
	George E. Barker, 89, Franklin,
died Oct. 7. A farmer. he also
worked for Hill Brothers Veneer
Co., Edinburgh, before retiring.
	Services: 11 a.m. Oct. 10 in
Edinburgh Church of the Nazarene,
of which he was a member. Calling:
4 to 8 p.m. Oct. 9 in Eskew-Eaton
Funeral Home, Edinburgh, and from
10 a.m. Oct. 10 in the church.
Burial: Rest Haven Cemetery,
Edinburgh.
	He was the widower of Jennie
Belle Olmstead Barker.
	Survivors: son William E.
Barker; brother Stanley E. Barker;
sisters Eleanor Lucille Records,
Marcia Rosemary Beard; two
grandchildren; six
great-grandchildren./pre>
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