Friday, May 14, 2010
Former Moore Haven Resident Dies
1968 Moore Haven Graduate Patricia Barker
Patricia Dillon Barker, 59 of Fort White, FL passed away on Monday May 10, 2010. Mrs. Barker was born on December 10, 1950 in New York. As a child her family lived in New York, New Jersey, and California before moving to Moore Haven where she attended high school.
Mrs Barker was a 1968 graduate of Moore Haven High School and worked for the school district after graduation. She met and married her husband Frank C. Barker while still in Moore Haven. She travelled and lived all over the United States, the Caribbean, and South America with her husband Frank during his career with CBI & Co. of Houston Tx. After retirement, she and her husband settled in North Florida in Fort White, a rural town 30 miles northeast of Gainesville.
Pat had many fond memories, friends, and relatives in Moore Haven. She was well known and admired for her organizational skills, cooking, entertaining, cake decorating, and selfless service to others.
She was preceded in death by her parents George & Ollie Mae Dillon formerly of Moore Haven, and an older sister Barbara Lesch. She is survived by her husband of 36 years Frank C. Barker of Fort White, Fl, two brothers George �Tom� Dillon of Clovis, Ca, and Robert Dillon of Orlando FL, and three sisters, Stella Johnson of Lake City FL, Frances Sabo of Newberry FL, and Judith Preimsberger of Temecula, Ca, and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews and also other extended family members.
A Memorial Service was held on Saturday, May 15, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. at the Evans Carter Funeral Home in High Springs FL.