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Nellie Blanche (Horn) Barker

April 5, 1932 ~ April 28, 2020 (age 88)


Nellie B. Barker, 88, wife to the late James Barker, passed away on Tuesday April 28, 2020 at Essex Nursing Home.  She was born to the late Mazel and Sophie (Hatfield) Horn in Vine Grove, Kentucky on April 5, 1932.  She is also preceded in death by her siblings and a granddaughter, Taylor Nicole Barker.

Nellie retired from the Jefferson County Board of Education as a tutor and was a member of Shively Christian Church, where she taught bible school.  She loved her family especially enjoying  time with her grandchildren, reading, sewing, and traveling with her Sunday school class.

She leaves to cherish her memory her children, Deborah Halberg (Jim), Karen Deacon, and Robbie Barker (Tammy) along with grandchildren, Matthew Halberg, Emily Halberg, Sarah Boukari, Abby Thomas, Zachary Deacon, Gabrielle Marshall, Avery Deacon and nine great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to American Alzheimer's Association, 200 E.High Street, Suite 2, Lima, Ohio, 45801 (419-227-9700)

Funeral services and burial are private.

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