Barker, Dorothy Marie (Cleveland)

Wednesday, October 4, 2017
It is with great sadness that the family of Dorothy Marie Barker announces that she went to her heavenly home Monday, October 2, 2017, at the age of 73.

She was a wonderful mother, grandmother, friend, and will be missed by all.

Dorothy will be lovingly remembered by her children, VerLinda and Illya Allman, and Ginger and Ruben Marin.

She will also be fondly remembered by her grandchildren Ruben M Barker and Angelica L Marin.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, Oct. 6, at 3 p.m, in the chapel of Serenity of Cleveland Funeral Home, 3010 N. Ocoee St. Cleveland, Tn.  Interment will follow in the family plot at Lee Cemetery in McDonald.

The family will receive friends on Friday, from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be viewed and left for the Barker family at www.serenityofcleveland.com.


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