Linda Sue Barker
Linda Sue Thomas Barker, 76, of Rush, went to be with her Lord on Tuesday, February 11, 2020, surrounded by her loving family at the Kingsbrook Life Care Center in Ashland.
Linda was born October 8, 1943, in Rush, Ky., a daughter of the late Charles William and Mary Elizabeth Frasure Thomas.
In addition to her parents, Linda was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 57 years, Donald Lester Barker in 2019; a son, Bryan Barker; two brothers, Ronald Thomas and William "Bill" Thomas; and a sister, Jean Felty.
Linda was a member of the Coalton First Baptist Church. Linda had a servant's heart and cherished her Christian Faith, sharing it with everyone she met. Linda was always willing to help anyone in need. Linda had a true passion for writing poetry, following her father's example. Linda enjoyed studying her Bible, going on family vacations, and spending time with her precious grandchildren.
Linda is survived by three daughters, Kimberly (Tim) Melvin of Greenup Ky., Deanna (Matt) Farley of Beckley W.Va., and Michelle (Matthew) Earls of Cumming Ga.; a step-son, Donald (Sherri) L. Barker Jr. of Columbus Ohio; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Nancy (Raymond) McCulley of Worthington and Debbie Morgan of Ashland; a brother, Norris Thomas of Rush.
Funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m. Thursday, February 13, 2020, at Coalton First Baptist with Clell Lucas, minister. Burial will follow in the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North East. Visitation will be 11 a.m. Thursday until service time at the church.
Memories and condolences may be sent to the Barker family at malonefuneralhome.com.
Published on February 11, 2020

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Jeanie Easterling Patrick
Feb 14, 2020
May comfort and peace be your mantra in the days to come. Blessings to all .
Jeanie Easterling Patrick
Feb 14, 2020
May comfort and peace be your mantra in the days to come. Blessings to all .
Stephani Cox
Feb 12, 2020
Prayers for the family. ❤️
Margie Holbrook
Feb 12, 2020
Praying for your family ❤️