May Barker

May Lea Barker

Sunday, March 20th, 1938 - Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019
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May Lea Barker, 81 of Sevierville, TN formerly of Ridgeview passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday July 3, 2019. She went home to be with her Lord, husband and family members that were awaiting her arrival.

She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was a hard worker in her life and had many jobs over the years; working in a clothing factory in Cleveland, OH, serving as a hostess in several restaurants and working in retail clothing stores among others.

She was preceded in death by Husband: Frank W. Barker,
Infant daughter: Tammy Barker,
Special great granddaughter: Madyson Little,
Parents: Daniel and Nellie Barker Ellis,
Two Sisters and One Brother.

Her survivors include:

Daughters: Jean (Bull) Maples,
Brenda (Alan) Adkins,
Kathy (Meck) Kinder,
Tracy (Jake) Seagle,

Adopted Daughter: Madelyn Barker,

Grandchildren: Rosa (Frank) Sliskovic,
Fred (Frances) Barretta,
Pete (Krisenda) Barretta,
Tony (Stacy) Barretta,
Riley, Jocelyn and Samantha Maples,
Kellie (Chris) Fraley,
Adam (Angel) Adkins,
Scott (Angie) Kinder,
Micki (Joey) Little,
Cassie Murphy,
Edward (Autumn) Murphy,
Jacob (Chelsea) Seagle,
Colt Kennedy,

36 special great grandchildren and

9 special great great grandchildren.

Funeral will be 2 p.m. Sunday July 7, 2019 at Leonard Johnson Funeral Home, Marmet with her grandson Rev. Adam Adkins and her daughter Rev. Brenda Adkins officiating. Burial will follow in Holstein Cemetery, Dartmont. Friends may call 1 hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

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  • Visitation

    Sunday, July 7th, 2019 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Sunday, July 7th, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Leonard Johnson Funeral Home
    8706 California Ave.
    MARMET, WV 25315
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Sunday, July 7th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Sunday, July 7th, 2019 2:00pm
    Leonard Johnson Funeral Home
    8706 California Ave.
    MARMET, WV 25315
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


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