Patricia Lee Barker 79, St. Joseph, MO

Published 04/07 2014 09:08AM

Updated 04/07 2014 09:11AM

Patricia Lee Barker 79, of St. Joseph, MO passed away Friday, April 4, 2014 at her home.

She was born August 8, 1934 in St. Joseph, MO, daughter of Charlotte and Willard Collier.

She graduated from Benton high school class of 1952, and married Eugene "Gene" on February 24, 1952 and he survives of the home.

She was a homemaker, and a member of St. James Catholic Church, she was also a member of the Knights of Columbus Auxiliary, and the Benton Girls of 1952.

Pat was preceded in death by her parents.

Survivors include husband, Eugene Alton Barker of the home, a son, Kirk Barker and wife Maggie of Altona, PA, a daughter, Kelly Crawford and husband Kip of Dearborn, MO, grandchildren, Molly Barker, Katy Barker, Hillary (Anthony) Douglas, Stephanie, Matthew & Christine Crawford, two sisters, JoAnn Charles of St. Joseph, MO, and Paulette Schrock of Hutchison, KS.and sister-in-law, Billie Barker of St. Joseph, MO.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, April 7, 2014, at 2:00 pm at the St. James Catholic Church, Fr. Vincent Rogers, Father Evan Harkins Con-Celebrants.

The Rosary will be recited at 1:00 pm, Sunday at the Rupp Funeral Home where the family will receive friends until 3:00 PM. on Sunday. The Interment will be at the Bethel Cemetery.

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