BARKER, MARY ELIZABETH (BERRY), 56, went to her Heavenly home on Saturday, April 7, 2012.
Liz was a hairdresser for 38 years, and a previous Kentucky State Board Inspector of Hairdressers and Cosmetologist. For many years, Liz has devoted herself as a youth minister at Immaculate Conception, the Church of the Annunciation in Shelbyville, and St. John Chroysoston in Eminence, KY. She was a devout member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in LaGrange, KY.
She is preceded in death by her loving parents, George and Alta Berry; her brothers, Jerry and Frank Berry; and a sister, Ruth Ann Donnelly.
She is survived by her husband of almost 25 years, Donald Barker, Jr.; her son, Lance; her brothers, George, Michael (Valarie), and Timothy Berry (Laura); her sister, Shirley Berry Elder; father-in law, Donald Barker, Sr.; mother-in-law, Kathleen Arnold; and a sister-in-law, Barbara Barker, and numerous nephews, nieces and friends.
Her funeral Mass will be 11 a.m. Thursday, at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, 502 North 5th Street in LaGrange with burial in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday at Ratterman Brothers Funeral Home, 3711 Lexington Rd. www.rattermans.com