Archive for Sunday, April 13, 2003

Frances Anna Harker

April 13, 2003


— Services for Frances Anna Harker, 99, McLouth, will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at McLouth United Methodist Church. Burial will be in McLouth Cemetery.

Mrs. Harker died Friday, April 11, 2003, at Providence Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan.

She was born Dec. 20, 1903, in the Springdale community of Leavenworth County, the daughter of Albert Otha and Serena Alice "Dollie" (Trackwell) Courtney.

Mrs. Harker worked for many years as a nurse's assistant for Dr. Robert R. Snook in McLouth. She also worked as a nurse's aide at Joplin Nursing Home in McLouth and had worked at the Hercules Powder and Ordnance plant in DeSoto for five years. She was a homemaker from 1922 to 1966.

Mrs. Harker was a member of First Baptist Church of McLouth and was the last surviving member of Friendship Circle Club in Springdale.

On March 22, 1922, she married Harry Milton Harker in Leavenworth. He died April 16, 1966.

Survivors include a son, Carroll D. Harker, McLouth, a daughter, Maxine V. Ready, Oskaloosa; eight grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.

Friends may call from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. today at Barnett Funeral Home, Oskaloosa. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday at the church.

The family suggests memorials to First Baptist Church of McLouth or American Heart Assn., sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 416, Okaloosa 66066.

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