The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


February 12, 2009

Obituaries — Friday, Feb. 13, 2009

Harry Barker

COVINGTON, Va. — Harry Dale Barker, 66, of Covington, died Wednesday, February 11, 2009, at his residence. He was formerly of Lookout, W.Va.

Mr. Barker was born April 19, 1942, in Lansing, West Virginia, a son of the late Herbert and Molly Thompkins Barker.

He was member of the 1961 graduating class of Ansted High School at Ansted, W.Va. Mr. Barker had retired as a route salesman from the Flowers Bread Company after 25 years of employment.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one sister, Janice Wilson, and three brothers, Hugh Thomas Barker, Herbert Franklin Barker and Hubert Paul Barker.

Surviving are his daughter and son-in-law, Penny and Arnold Persinger of Covington, Va.; his son and daughter-in-law, Dale and Tina Barker of Bedford; four grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; three sisters, Mildred Pearl Day of Berkley Springs, W.Va., Doris Gilkerson and her husband, Don, of Burgoo, W.Va., and Norma Shuff and her husband, Robert, of Lansing, W.Va.; and several nieces and nephews.

In keeping with Mr. Barker’s wishes, his body had been cremated.

A private scattering service will be held by the family at a later date.

The online guest book is available at

Arritt Funeral Home, Covington, Va., is in charge of arrangements.

Barbara Jean (Doss) Bolden

WHARNCLIFFE — Barbara Jean (Doss) Bolden, 62, died Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009.

Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14, at the Mounts Funeral Home Chapel, Gilbert. Burial will follow in the Colangelo Cemetery, Wharncliffe. Friends may call 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Arrangements by Mounts Funeral Home, Gilbert.

David K. Brewer

GILBERT — David K. Brewer died Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2009.

Service will be 1 p.m. today at Mounts Funeral Home Chapel, Gilbert. Friends may call 11 a.m. until time of the service today at the funeral home.

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