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Ruth Evelyn Barker

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Ruth Evelyn Barker Obituary
Ruth E. Barker, age 91, of Akron, passed away peacefully at Akron City Hospital on Wednesday, February 15th surrounded by her family.

Ruth was born April 14, 1920 in Albany, Ohio to the late Millard and Stella Sanders. She was the former owner of the Quick Snack Diner; she later retired from Woolworths after working many years there. She loved to cook and she attended Akron Baptist Temple.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Tallmadge; her son, Larry Barker; grandson, Robert Reser, Jr. She was also preceded by her sisters, Beatrice Reed, Margaret Bland, Helen Neir, and Mertyl Kemper, and her brothers, George, Jake, Harold, and Clyde Sanders.

She is survived by her daughters, Sharon (Robert) Reser of Alabama, Priscilla (Tom) Spears of Akron, and Lena Cline of Akron; a son, Harold (Wendy) Barker of Akron, and her daughter-in-law, Cathy Barker of Akron; 16 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren, and ten great-great-grandchildren.

Friends may call TODAY, 6 to 8 p.m. at the Dunn-Quigley Funeral Home, 811 Grant St. in Akron, where the funeral service will be held Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Burial at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens. Visit www.dunn-quigley to share condolences.



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Published in Akron Beacon Journal on Feb. 17, 2012
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