Marie Jackson Barker, 90, a native of LeCompte and resident of Clotilda Plantation in Lockport, passed away Friday, May 3, 2013.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until funeral time Monday at St. Hilary of Poitiers Catholic Church in Mathews. A Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the church, with burial in Holy Savior Cemetery in Lockport.
She is survived by her daughter, Juanita B. Lusco and husband, Joe, of Lockport; sons, Francis Gilbert "Gil" Barker and wife, Becca, of Teneha, Texas, and James Ray Barker and wife, Kelly, of Lockport; grandchildren, Thomas M. Barker III, Rhea B. Legendre, Rachel B. Berry, Beau, Brandon, Travis and D.J. Barker, Joey, Tony and Nick Lusco, and Kaitlyn and Kelsey Barker; 13 great-grandchildren; and many very dear nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas M. Barker Sr.; son, Tom Barker Jr.; mother, Juanita R. Jackson; and father, Benjamin Jackson.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in her name to Journey Hospice.
Special thanks go to Cynthia Johnson and the staff of Journey Hospice.
Falgout Funeral Home in Raceland is in charge of arrangements.