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Katherine Fulp Barker

Katherine Fulp Barker, 87, of Eden, North Carolina, formerly of Scottsburg, left this life June 2, 2012 to be with her Lord and Savior after a courageous battle with cancer.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., June 5, 2012 at Powell Funeral Home, with Dr. Craig Bowman, Pastor of First Baptist Church, Eden, North Carolina, officiating. Burial is to follow in Fork Baptist Church Cemetery, 5208 Falkland Road, Scottsburg.

Mrs. Barker was born March 21, 1925 in Halifax County to Robert L. Fulp and Janie Howerton Fulp. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and aunt. Her life was exemplary of her Christian faith.

Preceding her in death, along with her parents, were husband, Henry Elmer Barker and sister, Virginia Fulp Moore.

Survivors include daughter, Rhonda Barker Rash of Christiansburg; son, Donnie Barker (Marsha) of South Boston; daughter, Jane Barker Lloyd (Frank) of Eden, N.C.; grandchildren, Katherine (Katie) Rash, Emily Rash, Rebecca Barker Byrd (Jimmy), Daniel Barker, Bruce Lloyd (Meleah), Blair Lloyd Barker (John) and the following great-grandchildren, Charlie Byrd, Henry Byrd, Shayna Lloyd and Dylan Barker.

Visitation will be at Powell Funeral Home, June 4, 2012 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

If considering a donation, the family requests memorials be made to Hospice HOME of Rockingham County, Inc., P.O. 281, Wentworth, North Carolina 27375.

Online condolences may be made at www.powellfunerals.com.

Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home, South Boston.