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Jessica Lynn "Jessy" Barker

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Jessica Lynn "Jessy" Barker, daughter of Michael R. Barker and Kelly Ann Hempstead Banks, was born in Mid-land, Mich. on March 9, 1988, and died at her home in Dexter, Mo. on Oct. 4, 2011, at the age of 23.

She had lived in Joplin, Mo. before moving to Dexter in 1995. She was a member of the Lighthouse Christian Center in Dexter.

Surviving are her father and step-mother, Michael and Sharon Barker of Dexter; her mother, Kelly Ann Banks of Sanford, Mich.; her paternal grandparents, Lee and Ineva Barker of Dexter; her maternal grandmother, Katie Hempstead of Midland, Mich.; three brothers, Michael Shane Prunty of Dexter, Ron G. Inman and Ryan Banks both of Joplin, Mo.; two sisters, Amber Nicole Prunty of Dexter, and Rebecca Lynn Barker of Kingsley, Mich. Other relatives and friends also survive. She was preceded in death by her step-father, Bob Banks and her maternal grandfather, Hilton Hempstead.

Visitation will take place on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011, after 1 p.m. at the Lighthouse Christian Center in Dexter.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011, at 3 p.m. in the Lighthouse Christian Center in Dexter with Rev. Tim Russell of Dexter officiating.

Interment will be in the Armstead Dowdy Cemetery near Dexter with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter, Mo. in charge of arrangements.

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