Jerry Dean Barker Sr. 81, of Comins, Mich., passed away Feb. 19, 2015, at Wellsprings Nursing Home in Fairview, Mich. He was a member of the L.O.M.L. 182, a Silver Star member of the Michigan Sheriff's Association and member of F.O.E. In Comins. He is survived by four children, Jerry (Karen) Barker Jr. of Atlanta, Mich., Sheryl Barker of Sandusky, Mich., Tommy Barker of Sandusky, Mich., Joey Barker of Waterford, Mich.; grand children, Jaimie Barker, Stephani Barker and Cyndi Foote; and great-grandchildren, Christopher Fischer and Tyler Werner. He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Rosie Nell (Vaughn) Barker; foster parents, William A. Vaughn and Eva (Glenn) Vaughn; brothers, Robert Barker, James Barker, Albert Barker; sisters, Beverly Younger, Mary Elizabeth Barker, Edith Wilks, Ladosia Dell Barker, Wanda Murray, Evelyn “Jackie” Giles, Lucy Ellen Barker, Leella “Jigger” Williams; and surviving sister-in-law Evelyn Barker of McLeansboro. He was cremated as per his wishes and a memorial service will be held later in the spring. Arrangements were entrusted to the Green Funeral Home of Fairview, Mich.
Published on  March 9, 2015