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BARKER, Violet Imogene Violet Imogene Barker, 92, of Middletown, died on Sunday, September 13, 2020, at her home. She was born in Middletown on February 24, 1928, to parents, Ward Sr. and Verna (Osborne) Taylor. Imogene was devoted to making a loving home for her family. She was a member of the Community of Christ Church. Mrs. Barker is survived by her husband, Frank Barker; son, Terry (Peg) Barker; sister, Wanda Zinck; grandchildren, Michelle (Jason) Koster, Tom (Cindy) Lewis, Stephanie Barker & Matthew Barker; great-grandchildren, Michael Lewis, Tyler Koster & Quinton Koster; great-great-grandchildren, Sophia Lewis & Lukas Honinous; and son-in-law, Tom Lewis. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Sharon Lewis; parents; brothers, Ward Taylor Jr., Paul Taylor & Glen Taylor; and sisters, Millie "Tootie" Tewart & Goldie Taylor. Private services will be held at the convenience of the family with entombment at Woodside Mausoleum. Memorial contributions may be made to Community of Christ Church, 2424 S. Sutphin St., Middletown, OH 45044. Please sign the guestbook at

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Published in Journal-News on Sep. 16, 2020.
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September 16, 2020
Uncle Frank. I'm so sorry for the loss of your wonderful Imogene. She was such a beautiful woman inside and out. I was so lucky to be her niece. God bless you and your family. Love to you all♥
Linda Taylor Tincher
September 16, 2020
So sorry for your loss!
Aimee Lawson Delong
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