Dorothy Mae Moore Barker, age 86, died Sunday, June 29, 2014 at Wynwood Brookdale Senior Living in Chapel Hill. A native of Granville County, she was the daughter of the late Joseph J. and Ethel Mangum Moore and widow of the late Frank A. Barker, Jr. Dorothy was a retired registered nurse, a former residence of the Grassy Creek community in Granville County, a former resident of Hollywood, FL and has been a resident of Chapel Hill since 2001.
Funeral services will be conducted at 3:00 pm, Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at Grassy Creek Baptist Church by Reverend Woodrow Freeze. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:30 until 3:00 pm prior to the service at the church.
Surviving is her daughter, Deborah K. Balsamo of Chapel Hill; her sons, Stephen L. Barker of Greenville, TN and Frank A. Barker, III of Charlotte; 7 grandchildren; and 4 great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Paige Moore Barker and a sister Rosa Leigh McKinney.
Memorials may be made to Grassy Creek Baptist Church, 9142 Grassy Creek Road, Bullock, NC 27507 or to UNC Hospice, 480 Hillsboro Street, Pittsboro, NC 27312.
The Barker family is being assisted by Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home in Oxford, NC. For online condolences, go to www.hallwynne.com and select obituaries.