News and Tribune

January 22, 2013

Laura T. Barker

78; of Sellersburg

—  Funeral services for Laura T. Barker, 78, of Sellersburg, will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 25,  at Garr Funeral Home, Sellersburg, with burial in Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park, New Albany. She died Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at Clark Memorial Hospital.

  She was a retired office manager at E. Gerry Barker Attorney at Law and a member of Graceland Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, E. Gerry Barker; sons, Barry Skaggs and his wife, Kim, of New Albany, Elbridge Barker Jr. and his wife, Cathy, of Louisville, and Jesse R. Barker and his wife, Ann, of Salem, S.C.; daughters, Lisa Walker and her husband, Brad, of Sellersburg, Kellye Lay and her husband, Darrell, of Sellersburg, and Ann R. Barker,  of Louisville; brothers, Robert Taylor and his wife, Barbara, of New Albany, Virgil Taylor and his wife, Linda, of Memphis, and Paul Taylor  and his wife, June, of Jeffersonville; sisters, Carole Jones, of Georgia; and grandchildren, Kaleb, Aubrey, Samuel, Jordan, Kendra, Whitney, Taylor, Morgan, Rusty, Day, Hannah, Weldon and Will.

  She was preceded in death by her siblings, Thomas Taylor, Norman Taylor, Donald Taylor, Bruce Taylor and Rosemary Feeler.

Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home.

  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Smile Train, PO Box 96231, Washington, D.C. 20090-6231

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