Judy Ann Barker

August 16, 2022

Judy Ann Barker, age 81, of Miller, Missouri, passed away at 11:54 p.m. on Wednesday, August 10, 2022, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Missouri. She was born June 11, 1941, in Pomona, California, the daughter of the late Charles and Jewell (Hastings) Jeff. She was loved fiercely and will be deeply missed by all who knew her.

Judy was a 1959 graduate of Neosho High School in Neosho, Missouri. She was a homemaker in recent years but held several different jobs in the community and was a member of Round Grove Baptist Church. She was a lover of all animals. She never met a dog she didn’t instantly fell in love with.

On October 28, 1977, she married Larry David Barker, in Neosho, Missouri.

Judy is survived by her husband of 44 years, Larry; four children, Chuck Hagel and his wife, Carolyn, of Miller, Julie Gulick and her husband, Mike, of Miller, Tammie Hagel of Richwood, Texas and Jeffree Barker of Miller; nine grandchildren, Jeniffer Hull, Ashley Dolezal, Charles Hagel, Ryan Ayres, Devin Dean, Brandon Hagel, Zackary Mathis, Karliegh Barker and Bryar Barker; 14 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Betty Clouse of Granby, Missouri and Margie Wilson of Inola, Oklahoma and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

A graveside service, under the direction of the Fossett-Mosher Funeral Home, in Mt. Vernon, Missouri, was held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, August 18, 2022, at Gray’s Point Cemetery, west of Miller. Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, August 17, 2022, in the funeral home chapel.

Online condolences may be shared at www.FossettMosherFuneralHome.com.