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Dorothy Alvaretta Barker

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Dorothy Alvaretta Barker, 95, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family on Sunday, October 12, 2014. Dorothy was born on January 17, 1919 in Box, Oklahoma. She married James "Ted" Barker on September 26, 1939. Ted, Dorothy and their son, James, moved to California in the summer of 1941 and became the owner/operators of East Nicolaus Market on October 12, 1943.

Dorothy was a long time member of the Rebekah Lodge where she held many offices including District Deputy Grand Master. She was also a member of the Rio Oso Garden Club, the Marcum Illinois Elementary School PTA and was a Blue Bird leader. She attended Fairview Community Church and was a Sunday school teacher there for many years before being baptized into the Linda Church of Christ.

Dorothy is survived by her son, James W. Barker of East Nicolaus; daughter, Sue Malin of Rio Oso; sisters, Jean Cates of Bakersfield and Alma Dennis of Porterville; eight grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Ted; son, Danny W. Barker; four sisters and one brother.

Visitation is scheduled Friday, October 17, 2014, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Ullrey Memorial Chapel. Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 18, 2014, at Ullrey Memorial Chapel, 817 Almond Street, Yuba City, California. Reception to follow at the St. Boniface Parish Hall on Marcum Road in Nicolaus, California.

In lieu of flowers, Dorothy had requested donations to the South Sutter Recreation Association, PO Box 225, Nicolaus CA 95659 or East Nicolaus High School, 2454 Nicolaus Avenue, Nicolaus, CA 95659.

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Published in Appeal Democrat from Oct. 16 to Oct. 17, 2014
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