Marilyn C. Barker, 81, of Pierceton, died at 11:15 p.m. Monday, Nov. 29, 2010 at her residence at Peabody Retirement Community.
Born in Pierceton, she was a daughter of Jacob Clair and Catherine Marie (Beigh) McCarter. She married Harold T. Barker, Jan. 16, 1949 in Pierceton.
A 1947 Pierceton High School graduate, she was an office clerk for L.M. Berry retiring in 1987 after 18 years.
She was a member of Pierceton United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday school for many years; a member of Pierceton United Methodist Women, serving as president for 18 years; a life member of Order of Eastern Star, Chapter 57, Pierceton; and a life member of Pierceton Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary.
Besides her husband, survivors include a son, Thomas H. (Nancy) Barker of Pierceton; a daughter, Roseanne Barker of Knoxville, Tenn.; three grandchildren, Robert T. (Ann) Barker of Winona Lake, Mary C. (John) Britvich of Yorkville, Ill. and Leigh R. Barker of Knoxville, Tenn.; and two great-grandchildren, Jacob and Sarah Barker, at home.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Rosemary McCarter, Aug. 29, 1950.
Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Titus Funeral Home in Warsaw. Funeral service is at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral home with Pastor Holly White of Pierceton United Methodist Church officiating. Burial is in the Hillcrest Cemetery in Pierceton.
Memorials to the Pierceton United Methodist Church, 502 N. 1st Street, Pierceton, IN 46562 or Visiting Nurse and Hospice, 5910 Homestead, Fort Wayne, IN 46814.
Condolences may be sent to www.titusfuneralhome.com