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ADA  Services for Nina Marie Barker, 93, of Ada and formerly of Ardmore are at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Terry Tolbert will officiate. Burial will follow at McGee Cemetery near Stratford.
Mrs. Barker passed away Friday, Dec. 2, 2016, at an assisted living center in Ada. She was born Dec. 2, 1923, at Oakman to Virgil Hunt and Anna Mae Lillard Hunt. She attended grade school at Oakman and graduated from Vanoss High School in 1941. She attended business school in Ada.
She married Grover L. Barker on Oct. 11, 1947. He preceded her in death Sept. 15, 1987. During World War II, she worked for the AAA. Later, she was a secretary at Bowlegs High School and then Dickson Jr. High School. Mrs. Barker was a member and active at Trinity Baptist Church in Ardmore.
Survivors include a daughter, Pamela Floyd of Ada; two sons, Billy Don Barker and wife, Jeanne, of Ardmore and Gary Barker and wife, Kathy, of Sherman, Texas; a sister, Betty Wood and husband, Steve, of Oklahoma City; sister-in-law, Imaleta Hunt of Albuquerque, New Mexico; her grandchildren, Steven and Denise Floyd, Shawnee, Chuck and Chelsa Floyd, Nashville, Tennessee, Kyndra and Jeff Reed, Ovilla, Texas, Ryan and Lindsay Barker, Colorado Springs, Colorado, and Tyler and Casey Barker, Ardmore; 13 great-grandchildren, Rachel, Andrew and Augustus Floyd, Abigail, Kaelyn, Olivia and Bethany Reed, Afton, Emily, Selah and Lincoln Barker, and Parker and Brody Barker; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Grover; in-laws, Fred and Bertha Barker; three brothers, Dale, Joe and Bill Hunt; sisters-in-law, Lillian and Adeanya Hunt, Helen Turner and Shirley Barker; and brothers-in-law, Joe Turner and Joe Fred Barker.
Bearers will be her grandsons.
Published on December 3, 2016
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