Whitesburg KY

Services are held for Rettie Barker Parsons

Rettie Barker Parsons, 76, of Benham, died November 7 following a long illness.

Born in Jonesville, Va., she was a daughter of the late Sherman and Cynthia Collier Barker and the widow of Ernest Morris. She was a sister of the late Billy Mack Barker, Bobby Joe Barker, and Sherman Edward Barker, and the grandmother of the late David “Bud” Morris.

She is survived by three children, Jackie Sturgill and husband Roger and David Morris and wife Judy, all of Benham, and Gloria Scott and husband Kenneth, London; a brother, Larry Barker, Pound, Va.; four sisters, Peggy Holbrook, Mesa, Ariz.; Doris Mullins, Appalachia, Va.; Patty Elmore, Jellico, Tenn.; and Margie Collier, Whitesburg; five grandchildren, and 11 greatgrandchildren.

Funeral services were held November 10 in Benham. Burial was in Green Acres Cemetery at Ermine.

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