Treesa F. Barker age 83 of Maquoketa Iowa died on Friday morning November 102006.0 at the Jackson County Regional Health Center in Maquoketa Iowa.
A celebration of her life will be held at 10:30 A.M. Monday November 132006.0 from the First Baptist Church in Maquoketa Iowa with Rev. Norman Hieman officiating. Visitation will be held from 3 to 5 P.M. on Sunday November 122006.0 from the Carson & Son Funeral And Cremation Services in Maquoketa Iowa. Burial will be in the Andrew Iowa Cemetery.
Treesa Hendrix was born on May 29 1923 in Mountainburg Arkansas to Roy Hendrix and Mona (Young) Hendrix. She married Claude A. Barker on September 15 1938 in Mountainburg Arkansas. He preceded her in death on January 30 2000.
Treesa had been an employee of the Jackson County Public Hospital in Maquoketa for 26 years. She first worked in the housekeeping department for three years and then earned her Certified Nurses Aide certificate and worked as a CNA for 23 years retiring in April of 1985.
Treesa was a member of the First Baptist Church in Maquoketa the Maquoketa VFW Ladies Auxiliary and the Royal Neighbors of America. She enjoyed bowling camping gardening and cooking. She was especially known for her bread pudding.
Treesa is survived by: sons- Alvin (Shirley) Barker of Davenport IA & Allen Barker of Maquoketa IA; 6 grandchildren & 11 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents her husband 4 sisters 3 brothers & 2 granddaughters.
A Treesa F. Barker Memorial Fund has been established.
Allen our thoughts are with you. We know you will miss your Mother greatly. You did all you could so have no regrets.
Robert and Carol
Ms.Barker was always so good to my mother over the years and a truly good-hearted woman and I was glad to have known her.
Alvin and Allan We are SO sorry to hear about your loss.We wish that we could be with you at this time.Were thinking of you and your families. sue and arnold
Allen & Alvin & Families
So sorry to hear of your loss. We went thru this a few years ago with our dear motherso know what you are going thru.No matter how long we expect it to happen it still hurts deeply.Just know that your sweet mother is with our Lord now. My thoughts & prayers are with you all.
DEAREST BARKER FAMILY
MY HEARTFELT SYMPATHY GOES OUT TO YOU ALL ALLENTROY CARLA AND LUNA LISA DENNIS BRETTAND BAILEY ALVIN AND SHIRLEY AND THEIR CHILDREN AND ALL THE REST OF YOUR FAMILY. TREESA HAD A WONDERFUL LIFE AND SHE WILL BE REMEMBERED FOR HER LOVE OF THE LORD AS WELL AS HER CONTRIBUTION TO OUR
COMMUNITY WHILE SHE WORKED AT THE HOSPITAL WHERE WE FIRST MET AND SHE MENTORED ME. IT HAS BEEN MY PRIVLAGE TO HAVE BEEN A SMALL PART OF HER LIFE. MAY THE LORD GIVE YOU ALL PEACE. I LOVE YOU ALL. DOTTIE
Alvin and Allen:
We want to express our sympathy to you and your family at this time of the loss of your mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
So sorry to hear of your loss.
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