Sarah Barker, 93, a lifelong resident of Ashland, passed away peacefully, Friday, January 3, 2020 at Kings Daughters and Sons Home for the Aged in Ashland. Sara was born February 17, 1926 in Ashland, a daughter of the late David Nelson and Maona Edwards Barker. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her brothers Douglas, David, Durward, Hiram and Dormie Barker, and her sisters Lona Hart and Garnet Bocook.
Sarah worked for the former General Telephone Company in Ashland starting as a switchboard operator and retiring as a supervisor after many years of service.
Those left to cherish her memory include several nieces and nephews.
Sarah will be entombed in the Rose Hill Burial Park in Ashland.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Steen Funeral Home Central Avenue Chapel in in charge of arrangements.
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