Mary E. Barker

    Funeral services were held for Mary E. Barker, 68, of Lucedale on Monday, June 3, 2019, at 10 a.m. at Covenant Baptist Church.

  Interment followed in Rocky Creek Cemetery with Rev. Grant McLain officiating the services.

   A former seamstress at Lucedale Sportswear, a former bus driver for George County School System and a member of Rocky Creek Baptist Church, she died May 30. She was born June 13, 1950.

  She is survived by her sons Chris (Tessa) Barker, Dwayne (Sonya) Barker, both of Lucedale; stepdaughter Deniel Barker Thompson of Helen, Ga.; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren with two more on the way; sister Kathy (Jimmy) Jones of High Springs, Fla.; and brother Brannan Courtney of Miami, Fla.

   She was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Danny Barker; grandson Kaleb Barker; parents Underwood and Kathryn Courtney; and sister Peggy Dennis.

   Pallbearers included Phillip Sweeting, Evan Barker, Andrew Barker, Matthew Everett, Mike Stevison and Paschal Walters.

   George County Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.