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MILO - Emma A. Barker, 91, wife of the late Thomas D. Barker, died Feb. 9, 2002, at a Dover-Foxcroft nursing home. She was born June 24, 1910, in Woodstock, New Brunswick, Canada, the daughter of Berton and Alice (Ralston) Lockhart. During World War II, Mrs. Barker was one of the very few female employees of the B & A Railroad, and she later worked for the American Thread Co. She was a member of Aldworth Chapter No. 39 OES and the Park Street United Methodist Church in Milo.

She is survived by three daughters, Winifred E. Murphy of Holden, Sandra J. Haley and her husband, Wayne of Milo, Betty A. Robinson and her husband, Bill of Beaver Dams, N.Y.; a sister, Mary Leinhos of Corning, N.Y.; 13 grandchildren 22 great-grandchildren, one great-great-granddaughter, several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by seven brothers, Wallace, Douglas, Frank, Gordon, Charles, Roland and Harden; and two sisters, Helen and Alberta.

Friends are invited to call 6-8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 11, 2002, at the Lary Funeral Home, Milo, where funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, with the Rev. Michelle St. Cyr officiating. Spring burial will be in the family lot in Evergreen Cemetery.

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