Christine Barker

October 30, 2012

Christine Barker 61of Frankfort, IN, passed away at 10:40 a.m. Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at her home, in the presence of her family. Born June 3, 1951 in Frankfort, IN to the late John & Helen (Simmons) Dorner. She married Gene Barker on June 7, 1986 and he survives. Mrs. Barker was a 1969 graduate of Frankfort High School and a lifelong Frankfort resident. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother with a big heart for animals. Among her many interests were; reading, camping, traveling, gardening, canning and going to Gene’s bowling tournaments.

Visitation and Services

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, November 3, 2012 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Services will be conducted by her son Tres. Visitation will be Friday, November 2nd from 4-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery, Romney, IN. Memorial donations may be made to the Clinton County Humane Society or the Guardian Angel Hospice.

Survived by:

Husband: Gene Barker of Frankfort 4 Daughters: Katherine (Andy Keith) McClain of Frankfort, Kristen (Greg Brandenburg) Watson of Kirklin, Gina (Jared) Fennell of New Ross and Christine (Rodney Ross) Ragains of Mulberry 2 Sons: Tres (Carrie) Barker of Sheridan and Bill Paige of Florida 2 Sisters: Jerilynn (Kenny) Hodson of Rossville and Suzann (Ronald) Wainscott of Mulberry 21 Grandchildren

Preceded by:

She was preceded in death by her parents.


6 Condolences for “Christine Barker”

  1. Patti Crockett October 31, 2012 at 12:16 pm


    My love and prayers to you and your family. Chris was a very special lady – I always enjoyed her smile and cheerful greeting. May the Lord’s peace comfort you during this difficult time. Treasure your memories, cherish your family, and allow God’s healing presence to fill your heart.

  2. Erilda & Ron Coleman November 1, 2012 at 2:43 pm

    To the Family of Christine (Dorner) Barker,
    Our heartfelt sympathy extends to each of you. Although only remember Christine as a youngster as she was the baby sister of our dear Kyger Grade School & Frankfort High School friends, Jerilyn & Suzie. It is always so hard to lose a dear sister. Know Christine will be missed by all of her family. Be thankful for all of the sweet memories you’ve made. Time will heal your hurting hearts. Please know you are in our prayers. God Bless. The Colemans, Ron & Erilda

  3. Doris Watson Richey November 2, 2012 at 12:43 pm

    Gene, I did not know about your wife’s illness, I am so sorry for your loss. My love and prayers to you and your family.

  4. Donna Chandler November 3, 2012 at 10:11 am

    My prayers go out to each of you at this most difficult time. Chris was a wonderful person and will be greatly missed.

  5. Dorothy Joslin November 3, 2012 at 8:18 pm

    Kristen, Gene and family,
    I am deeply sorry for your loss. I pray that you will have comfort in knowing that Chris is free from pain. Our father in heaven will hold her close till you meet again. Be strong Kristen, I know you will get through this. Sending you our love and prayers.
    God bless.
    Dorothy, Alicia and Amanda.

  6. Paula Perkins November 6, 2012 at 8:50 am

    I am so sorry for the loss of Chris. She was a childhood playmate of mine while growing up on W. Armstrong St. I have wonderful memories of that time. My condolences to you all. She now has her angel wings.

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