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Nina Barker

Monday, May 12, 2008

Nina Barker, 96, of Odon, passed away at 11:30 p.m. Sunday, May 11, 2008 at Ketcham Memorial Nursing Center in Odon.

Born April 1, 1912, in Greene County, she was the daughter of William Bid and Cora (McFarren) Carpenter.

A homemaker, she attended Mt. Nebo Church and Pleasant Hill Church. She was a 13-year volunteer at Ketcham Memorial Center.

She is survived by daughters and son-in-law, Jean DeVine of Odon and Joyce and Donald Pergal of Indianapolis; sons and daughters-in-law, John and Ruth Barker and Steve and Janice Barker, all of Newberry; 10 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Pauline Hasler and Marcella Sakalauski, both of Odon; and brother, Wendell Carpenter of Bloomfield.

Her husband, John H. Barker Sr., preceded her in death in 1984. Two sisters, Vernal Twombly and Vivian Barker; four brothers, Kenneth, Leroy, Cletus and Loveall "Johnny" Carpenter; and two grandsons are also deceased.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Poindexter-Hall and McClure Funeral Home in Odon with Rev. Bob Duley officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Nebo Cemetery.

Visitation is from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and after 9 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorial donations to Ketcham Memorial Nursing Center.