Barbara May

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Barbara Ann (Coker) May Barbara Ann (Coker) May, 87, of Holton, formerly of Meriden, died Monday, January 9, 2017 at Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka. Barbara was born March 18, 1929 in Topeka, the daughter of Daniel Edwin and Evelyn Ruth Ammon Myers. She was a 1947 graduate of Topeka High School. She was a homemaker in her own home and had worked many years in the laundry of Merry Manor Care Home in Holton and as a waitress. She was first married to Lawrence Reed on April 8, 1946 and they later divorced. She then married Harry Bud Coker on May 12, 1951 and he preceded her in death. She was married to Hubert Tobe May on April 1, 1976 in Holton, he preceded her in death on January 11, 2001. She is survived by four sons, Dennis (Adele) Reed Naples, FL , Fred (Pamela) Coker, St. Petersburg, FL, Harry (Sharon) Coker, Holton, Brett (Ron Lisell) Coker, Northridge, CA, two daughters, Peggy (Sammy) Gibson, Lumberton, TX, Patti (Mike) Lockhart, Paxico, two brothers, Gary Bud Sassman, Richman, Ill, Steve Sassman, Hot Springs, AR, one sister, Jeanne Longaker, Lawrence, 24 grandchildren, 45 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Joyce Ann Reed, one grandson, Robert Rose and a sister, Gayla Fontana. Services at 11:00 AM, Saturday, at Grace Baptist Church in the Oakland Community of Topeka. Visitation will be one hour prior to services, 10-11AM at the Church. Grave Side Service, 2PM, Saturday at Meriden Cemetery. Memorials suggested to Grace Baptist Church c/o Barnett Family Funeral Home, P.O. Box 602, Oskaloosa, KS, 66066 Barbara Ann (Coker) May

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Published in Topeka Capital-Journal on Jan. 12, 2017