Helen Baird Barker
1937 - 2021
BORN
1937
DIED
2021
FUNERAL HOME
Thacker Brothers Funeral Home
650 Valley St
Scottsville, VA
Helen Baird Barker

Helen Baird Barker, 84, of Palmyra, passed away on Thursday, July 15, 2021, surrounded by her family. She was born on February 3, 1937, in Scottsville, the youngest of 12 children, a daughter of the late John W. and Hattie G. (Kirby) Baird.

Helen was known as a hard worker. She loved flowers, gardening, baking and canning goods of fruits and vegetables. Caring for her family, friends, and neighbors brought great joy and happiness to her life.

Left to cherish her memory is her husband of 66 wonderful years, Fred Barker Sr.; her children, Fred Jr. (Teresa), Jerry (Jean), Wendell (Michelle), and Carol Ann (Barker) Bragg (Ronald); grandsons, Kyle, Jeffrey, Calvin, Hunter, Cody, Caleb, Chandler, and James; a great-granddaughter, Cora; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, July 18, 2021, from 4 until 6 p.m. at Thacker Brothers Scottsville Funeral Home.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Monday, July 19, 2021, at Scottsville Independent Baptist Church, 181 Shores Rd., Palmyra, VA 22963. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Family and friends may share condolences and memories online with the family by visiting www.thackerbrothers.com.

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Published by Daily Progress on Jul. 17, 2021.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
Jul
18
Visitation
4:00p.m. - 6:00p.m.
Thacker Brothers Funeral Home
650 Valley St, Scottsville, VA
Jul
18
Funeral service
2:00p.m.
Scottsville Independent Baptist Church
181 Shores Rd., Palmyra, VA
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I'm sorry for your loss . Your in our thoughts and prayers. I've know the family for many year. Helen was a good , hard working sweet person .she will be dearly missed.
Waddell drumheller
Friend
July 19, 2021
Ms. Helen was a Christian Lady, a special person, and loyal friend. Her compassion and phone calls will be soarly missed. Sympathy to Fred and the family.
Debbie and Terry Teets and Shirley Brown
Friend
July 18, 2021
Aunt Helen was a special link in our family and will be missed. Prayers & hugs to Uncle Fred and family.
Erma Jean Williams
Family
July 17, 2021
Aunt Helen was loved by many and will be missed by all. RIP and soar with the angels until we meet again.
Bonnie & Russ Stam
Family
July 17, 2021
My condolences to your family. Gordon thought so much of Fred and Helen. God Bless you!
Jean Richardson
Friend
July 17, 2021
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