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Graveside Service

Grant Cemetery
Saturday December 7th, 2019

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Grant Cemetery
Saturday December 7th, 2019

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Vera Blanche E. Barker


VERA BLANCHE E. BARKER, age 94 passed away Sunday, December 1, 2019 at Valley Health Care Center, Chilhowie, Va.

She was born in Grant, Virginia, May 19, 1925 to the late Charlie F. and Daisy M. Emerson.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Robert John “Bob” Barker.

Mrs. Barker is survived by three sons, Ernest J. Barker and wife, Marie of Gate City, Va., Larry C. Barker and wife, Chris of Chesapeake Beach, Md. and Jim Barker of Marion, Va.; five grandchildren, Allison VonBerg and husband, Scott of North Beach, Md., John Barker and wife, Ashley of Hendersonville, Tenn., Stacie Isham and husband, Stephen of Weaverville, N.C., David Barker of Seoul, South Korea, Christie Jones and husband, Bob of Raleigh, N.C.; and two great-grandchildren, Briley and Baylor Barker of Hendersonville, Tenn.

Graveside services will be held Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 12 noon at Grant Cemetery, Grayson County, Va. with Pastor Andy Barnes officiating. Family and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery at 11:45 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Grant Cemetery in care of David Hoffman, Grant Cemetery Treasurer, 1721 Flatridge Road, Troutdale, Va. 24378.

To share memories of Vera Blanche E. Barker, please visit www.seaverbrown.com. Care for Mrs. Barker’s family has been entrusted to Seaver-Brown Funeral Service and Crematory, 237 East Main Street, Marion, Va. 24354.

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My deepest sympathy to Ernie Barker over the loss of his beloved mother. Ernie, you and your extended family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Mike Abbott Dec 3 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Vera E. Barker

Mike Abbott Dec 3 2019 12:00 AM

Prayers and hugs for Jim and all of the family. She was a lovely lady and will be missed by all of us. Prayers for strength in the coming days.

LINDA DIAZ Dec 2 2019 12:00 AM

Ernie, So sorry to learn of your Mothers death. Thinking of you and Marie. David and Melinda Fowlkes

David Dec 2 2019 12:00 AM

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