Josephine Barker 1928-2016

Josephine Horn Barker, 87, of Greenup, KY, went to her heavenly home on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at her residence surrounded by her family.

Mrs. Barker was born September 25, 1928, in Wurtland, KY; a daughter of the late Joseph and Junie May Horn.  She was also preceded in death by her husband of fifty five years, Douglas Barker; a son, Buddy Barker; a granddaughter, Laura Sue Williams; two great grandchildren: Logan Pennington and Dwayne Horsley; and several siblings.

Mrs. Barker was a homemaker and a member of Wurtland Church of God in Greenup, KY.

She will be sadly missed by four sons: Sonny (Joyce) Barker of Summerville, SC, Larry (Bernice) Barker of Greenup, KY, Steve (Susie) Barker of Greenup, KY, and Chester (Louis) Barker of Flatwoods, KY; five daughters:  Joyce (Donald) Nelson of Argillite, KY, Jean (Jerry) Bullion, Carol (James) Bullion, Kay (Phillip) Bullion and Rosemary (Bobby) Melvin, all of Greenup, KY; one great granddaughter, whom she raised, Katelin Bullion of Greenup, KY; 28 grandchildren, 43 great grandchildren, 14 great great grandchildren; and two brothers: Chester Horn and John (Sis) Horn, both of Greenup, KY.

The funeral will be at 12 PM on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at Wurtland Church of God in Greenup, KY with Bishop Henry Montgomery officiating.  Burial will follow in Danleyton United Baptist Cemetery in Greenup, KY.

Visitation will be from 6-8 PM on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 at the Wurtland Church of God in Greenup, KY.  Bailey Family Funeral Home in Flatwoods, KY has been entrusted with arrangements.  Condolences may be sent to


#3 Cathy Eckols 2016-03-15 18:17
Sweet Aunt Josephine was on Beautiful Lady, Mother, Aunt and Friend. She will be missed. She loved her Family Like no
One else I ever knew. Love and miss you
Aunt Josephine. Love Cathy Barker Eckols,
Your niece, Bert and Juanita's Daughter. Loved you so.
#2 Bonnie and Steve 2016-03-14 10:42
So sorry for your lost, I will see you at the church.
#1 Dara 2016-03-14 06:45
Josephine, The love you gave to family and friends will never go unforgotten. You were loved by all.You will be sorely missed.

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