Martha Mae Barker
Martha Mae Barker
  • October 29, 1924 - July 1, 2017
  • Newport, North Carolina

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Martha Mae Barker, of Morehead City, NC, formerly a resident of Raleigh, completed her life journey and has gone to her eternal heavenly home. She passed while surrounded by her family and friends.

Martha was one of 12 siblings born to Bill and Rachel Stocks of Whiteville and she was predeceased by all of them. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Lanette and Jerry Garner of Morehead City and a son and daughter-in-law, Otha and Connie Barker of Raleigh, one grandson, Tyler Barker and fiance'e Lauren Leslie of Atlanta, GA. Two step grandchildren, Aimee Johnson (Doug) of Durham and Ryan Garner (Tat) of Youngsville and two great grandchildren, Cameron Griffin and Olivia Mae Garner.

Martha was married to the love of her life, Houston Barker who preceded her in death. She was a wonderful devoted wife and mother, raising two loving children who miss her greatly.

The family wishes to thank the staff of Croatan Ridge Rehabilitation Facility for their dedication and excellent care of our mother, Martha, during the past three years. We are also grateful to Continuum Hospice for all their efforts in making our mother comfortable and being there for those of us who are feeling this great loss.

A Funeral Service will be held 2pm Thursday, July 6, 2017 at Brown-Wynne Funeral Home Chapel, 300 St. Mary's St., Raleigh, NC 27605. Burial will follow the service at Montlawn Memorial Park, 2911 S. Wilmington St, Raleigh, NC 27603. The family will receive friends 1-2pm prior to the service at the funeral home.

Memorials may be sent in her honor to the Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, D.C. 20090-6011.

Arrangements by Brown-Wynne St. Mary's St. Condolences may be sent to