Janet M. Barker

Janet M. Barker, age 83 of Troy, IL formerly of Collinsville, IL, born June 26, 1930 in Salem, MO, passed away at 8:59 pm on Wednesday, January 29, 2014 at Belleville Memorial Hospital.

She was a retired retail sales clerk for Sav-Mart in Collinsville and also a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James E. Barker; her parents, Edward and Nellie nee Brunk Delashmit; two brothers and three sisters.

She is survived by a daughter, Patricia (Mike) Brake of Edwardsville, IL; two sons:  Kenneth (LuAnn) Barker of Litchfield, IL and Richard (Gina) Barker of Belleville, IL; a brother, Harold (Thelma) Delashmit of Carlyle, TN; a sister, Shirley Stevenson of Troy, IL; grandchildren:  Cheryl (Dan) Rauschkolb of Alton, IL, Chrissy (Rick) Schaefer of Collinsville, IL, Corey Barker of Litchfield, IL, Kenny (Gina) Barker of Litchfield, IL,; and numerous great grandchildren.

Visitation will be 4pm to 8pm on Monday, February 3, 2014 at Barry Wilson Funeral Home, 2800 North Center Street, Maryville, IL 62062.

Funeral service will be at 1:00 pm Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at the funeral home with Rev. Mark Horn officiating.  Burial will be in St. John Cemetery, Collinsville.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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