February 28, 2008

MARGIE MARIE BARKER
(6/3/1912 2/25/2008)



Margie Marie Barker, age 95, of Moberly, Missouri formerly of Brashear, Missouri, passed away Monday, February 25, 2008, at the Loma Linda Nursing Home in Moberly, Missouri.

She was born on June 3, 1912, at Bible Grove, Missouri, the daughter of Barton and Cornelia Stice Hunt.

On November 23, 1932, she was united in marriage to Fred Harold Barker and he preceded her in death on March 8, 1995.

Margie was also preceded in death by her parents, one sister and six brothers.

Surviving are one daughter, Judy Gudehus and husband David of Moberly, Missouri, five grandchildren, Shelly Gudehus of Edinburg, Illinois, Christy White and husband Randy of Ashland, Missouri, Jared Gudehus and wife Becky of Kansas City, Missouri, Neil Gudehus and wife Kim of Sturgeon, Missouri, and Mendy Snyder and husband Derek of Kirksville, Missouri; six great-grandchildren, Gunnar, Gabrielle, Grant, Gannon, Kiley and Ethan Gudehus, three brothers-in-law, four sisters-in-law and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Margie was raised in the Bible Grove community where she received her education. She and her husband lived most of their lives in Brashear, Missouri where she assisted her husband as bookkeeper for Barkers Garage. She was a member of the Brashear United Methodist Church, having served as Sunday school teacher and church organist. Margie had also served as organist for many funerals.

Margie enjoyed crocheting, quilting, reading and spending time with her grandchildren.

Funeral services were held February 29, 2008, at the Davis-Playle-Hudson-Rimer Funeral Chapel in Kirksville, Missouri. The Reverend Beryl Cragg and Reverend Nancy Douglas officiated the services. Burial was in Park View Memorials Gardens in Kirksville, Missouri.

Music was provided by Donna Sorenson, organist, and Barbara Beerbower and Janie Fortney vocalists.

Casket bearers were Neil Gudehus, Jared Gudehus, Derek Snyder, Randy White, Darrell Hunt and Charles Baker.

Memorials may be made to the Brashear United Methodist Church and may be left at or mailed to Davis-Playle-Hudson-Rimer Funeral Chapel, 2100 East Shepherd Ave., Kirksville, Missouri.

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