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Barker, Tonya


Tonya Barker Tonya Barker, 55, went to be with the Lord, Wednesday, January 22, 2014, at her home. She was born September 26, 1958, the daughter of the late Dewey "Tater" Turner and Darling Sue Sykes Turner Lockhart. Mrs. Barker lived all of her life in the Bristol, Va. area, where she worked at David's Market on 421 and the Highland Detention Center and was attending Highlands Fellowship. She is preceded in death by her brother, Steve Turner; special cousin, Don Chapman; and her mother-in-law, Wilma Barker. She is survived by her loving husband of 36 years, Garnett "Chuck" Barker Jr.; two sons, Josh Barker, and Brandon Barker and fiancee, Emma McCracken; brother, Randy Turner; special cousin, Dreama "Missy" Chapman; father-in-law, Garnett Barker Sr.; and several nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday January 25, 2014, at the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Dr.. Rick Light officiating. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m. prior to the service. The burial will follow at the Eastern Heights Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Brandon Barker, Josh Barker, Mark McCracken and Matthew Suiter. Online condolences may be registered by visiting our website Arrangements have been made with Weaver Funeral Home and Cremation Services.