Marea Hixson Barker, 88, of Dunlap died Saturday, September 1, 2012. She was born March 29, 1924 in Bledsoe County and was a member of Chapel Hill United Methodist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Grady Barker; parents, Ed and Ova Hughes Hixson; and brother, Ruben Hixson.
Survivors include two sons, Hugh Barker and Edward (Lana) Barker, both of Dunlap; two grandchildren, Karla (Shane) McDonough and Michael (Laura) Barker; five great-grandchildren, Bradley and Jessica McDonough, Ashley, Catlin and Mia Barker, all of Dunlap; sister, Marilyn Hodge; one niece, Rona Johnson; two great-nieces; and one great-great-niece.
Funeral services were held Monday, September 4 in the funeral home chapel with Bro. Gerald Casson officiating. Burial was in Chapel Hill Cemetery.
An online guestbook is at www.ewtonfuneralhome.com.
Ewton Funeral Home of Dunlap was in charge of arrangements.