Date of birth: 1 December 1893 Shelby County, Indiana Date of death: 22 March 1980 Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana Edinburgh Tri-County Enterprise 26 Mar 1980 Services Held Today For Oma D. Barker Funeral services were conducted this afternoon at 1:30 p.m. by the Rev. Janice Heseman at Eskew Funeral Home for Oma D. Barker, 86, a resident of the Franklin Health Care Center the past three and a half years who died Saturday at Johnson County Memorial Hospital. She was the widow of Benjamin H. Barker who died Jan. 20, 1972. Burial was at Rest Haven Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Stanley Barker, Gordon Barker, Terry Barker, George Barker, William E. Barker, and Roger Records. Mrs. Barker was born Dec. 1, 1893, in Shelby County the daughter of George and Cora Moore Drake. On May 10, 1917, she was married to Mr. Barker and the couple lived north of Edinburgh. She was a member of the Jollity United Methodist Church and the WomenÕs Society of Christian Service of the Church. Survivors include two children, Howard Barker, Franklin route 5, and Marie Moran, Franklin; five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons, Harold Barker, Nov. 1, 1970, and Dale McClain, July 4, 1961.
Submitted by Mark Wirey