Nov. 8, 1914-May 5, 2006

Sunday, May 7, 2006

Elizabeth "Beth" Barker, 91, North Salem, died Friday in Hendricks Regional Hospital, Danville.

Born in Brownsburg, she was the daughter of Ora Parsons and Nellie Barlow.

She was a graduate of Brownsburg High School and worked at Smith's Regal Store in North Salem for more than 30 years. She was a member of Neighborhood Euchre Club.

She married Lawrence R. Barker on Aug. 10, 1935 in North Salem. He preceded her in death.

Surviving are a son, Morris Barker and wife Janet, Ohio; two sons, Gerrell Barker and wife Beverly, Roachdale, and Donald Barker and wife Misy, Ladoga; a sister, Marie Surber; halfbrother Eugene Parsons; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, a brother, halfbrother, halfsister and two great-grandsons.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Porter Funeral Home, North Salem, with Rev. John D. Gossett officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, North Salem.

Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Monday.