Betty Jean Barker
Betty Jean Barker
  • June 7, 1941 - July 30, 2017
  • Kansas City, Missouri

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Betty Jean (Moran) Barker, 76, passed away July 30, 2017, after a courageous fight with Alzheimer's. She was born June 7, 1941 in Andrew County, Missouri to Lawrence Gene Moran and Ellen Ruth (Allen) Moran.

On February 20, 1960, she married William George Barker and together they raised four daughters, Deborah Jean Schmid and Tom, Pamela Kay Barker and Kenny Wellesley, Brenda Sue Fiest and Jeff, and Gail Ann Lemon and Jason Carr. She also leaves 9 grandchildren, Michael (1979), Jason, Scott, Jenny, Alec, Morgan, Ethan, Mackenzie and Sahara; a sister, Sharon Ruth (Moran) Larned of St. Joseph, MO, and many nieces and nephews.

Betty retired in 2002, from Ball's Price Chopper, after 25 years of service, to take on the roll of watching and caring for two of her grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be at 2:00 pm, Saturday, August 5, 2017 at White Chapel Funeral Home, Gladstone, MO. Visitation will be from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Friday, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to NorthCare Hospice or KU A.D.C. - Betty Barker, or to a charity of your choice.