Norma L. Barker, 89, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 4:49 P.M. November 14, 2019 at Mount Vernon Health Care Center in Mount Vernon, Illinois. She was born August 6, 1930 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to the late George A. and Mary Elizabeth (Hill) Haynes. She married Billy R. Barker on May 26, 1950 in Snyder, Texas. They were blessed with nearly fifty-eight years of marriage before he preceded her in death on April 3, 2008.
Norma is survived by her son, Richard Murray Barker of Mount Vernon, Illinois; seven grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, Norma was preceded in death by her daughter, Denise and three brothers.
Mrs. Barker worked as a secretary for Barkers Pump and Maintenance Service and Culligan Water Company. She was a member of Casey Avenue Baptist Church and will be dearly missed by all who knew her.
A Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 1:00 P.M. at Bethel Memorial Cemetery in Mount Vernon, Illinois. Interment will follow. Memorials may be made to the St. Jude Children Research Hospital.
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