Fowler, Barbara June Eaker (LaFayette)

Friday, September 7, 2018

Barbara June Eaker Fowler, 78, of LaFayette, passed away on Tuesday, September 4, 2018. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Henry Fowler; daughter, Treva June McGuire; granddaughter, Amanda Bishop Fowler; sisters, Doris Ledbetter White, and Carolyn Eaker Sosebee; brother, Allen "Rufus" Eaker; parents, Allen Chatman Eaker and Myrtle Lowrance Eaker.

She is survived by her daughters, Susan (Michael) Palmer of Summerville, and Eva (Stevie) Lay of LaFayette; sons, John Fowler, James “Red” Fowler, and Mark Fowler all of LaFayette; sister, Darnell (Jerry) Eaker “Punkin” Osburn of LaFayette; grandchildren, Alisha Silvers, Lexie McGuire, Garrett and Dylan Silvers, Jada Bishop, Aaliyah Smith and Jamie Wimpy; several more grandchildren,  great grandchildren and nieces and nephews also survive.  

A funeral service will be held at 5 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 7, in the Wilbanks Memorial Chapel with Pastor Ken Jennings officiating.

Interment will follow in the Subligna Cemetery.

Pallbearers are Michael “Mikey” Bean, Stevie Lay, Zack Hutsell, Joshua McGuire, A.J. Stricklin, Dakota Smith, Jeff Hardin, Tannen Ramey, grandsons, and great grandsons.

Visitation will be held on Friday from 2 p.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.



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