Watson Barker, Jr.

Friday, December 15, 2017

Mr. Watson Barker, Jr., 57, of Jonesboro passed away December 6, 2017 at NEA Baptist Hospital in Jonesboro. He was born December 24, 1959 to Watson Barker, Sr. and Fannie Elizabeth Brownlee in Tyronza. He was retired from Jonesboro Sanitation.

He is survived by his wife, Hester Barker of Jonesboro; two sons, Andre Cox and Scotty Coleman of Jonesboro; three daughters, Deborah Hunter, Felicia Horner and Shellene Coleman of Jonesboro; three brothers, Curtis and Randy Brownlee, both of Jonesboro and James McFadden of Rockford, Ill.; one sister, Joyce Barker of Jonesboro; eighteen grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Henry Blake Cox and one brother, Monroe McCory.

A memorial service will be held at noon on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at Living Water Ministries in Marked Tree with Pastor Larry Crockett, Sr. officiating. Services are provided by Wilson Funeral Home of Tyronza.