obit: Edna Ruth Samek Barker
Funeral services for Edna Ruth Barker, 85, of Ft. Worth will be 2:00pm Monday, October 8 at Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Mark Eaves officiating. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery. Visitation will be October 8 at 1:00 pm at the funeral home.
Mrs. Barker passed away Tuesday, October 2, 2012 in Fort Worth, Texas.
Edna was born November 14, 1926 to John & Myrtle Samek in Gainesville. She married Richard D. Barker June 20, 1948 and they had two sons together. She was a nurse at Cook Children’s Hospital in Fort Worth for 37 & 1/2 years, retiring in 1998.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband Richard; son Randall Ray Barker; and stillborn granddaughter Jessica Barker.
She is survived by her son Richard D. Barker, Jr. & wife Colleen; granddaughter Melyssa Puente & husband John; grandson Tristan Barker; and three great-grandchildren: Ilandrin, Matthew, & Lilyanna Puente. She is also survived by sister Theresa Stevens; three brothers: John Samek & wife Barbara, Charles Samek & wife Donna, and Joe Samek & wife Wanda; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home