Leslie Barker, 64

Leslie Barker, 64, of Wabash, died at 3:45 a.m., Friday, July 10, 2020, at her home.  She was born Aug. 4, 1955, in Marion, to Glen and Bettie (Boles) Atkinson.

Leslie was a 1973 graduate of Wabash High School. She worked at North Central Respiratory in Wabash, retiring after 10 years. She enjoyed playing pool, and was a member of the American Pool Association. She also enjoyed flower gardening, making floral arrangements, and sitting on the porch watching the rain. 

She is survived by her son, Sherman Barker of Wabash, grandson, Shaden Barker of Constantine, Michigan, father, Glen Atkinson of North Manchester, brother and sisters, Greg (Mary) Atkinson of Safety Harbor, Fla., Tracy (David) Westervelt of Kalamazoo, Mich., and Anna Nichols of Paw Paw, Mich. 

She was preceded in death by her mother, son, Coleman Barker, and brother, Chris Atkinson.

Memorial services will be 10 a.m. Friday, July 17, 2020, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with David Westervelt officiating. Friends may call one hour prior to the service Friday, at the funeral home.

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Posted on 2020 Jul 15