Kenneth Barker

A Celebration of Life service for Kenneth Barker will be held on Saturday, August 21, 2021, at 2:30 pm at the First Presbyterian Church in Mount Pleasant, Iowa. A gathering in the fellowship hall will follow the service. Ken passed away on January 21, 2021.

Ken was born on December 14, 1930, in Burlington, Iowa, the son of Lloyd and Sally (Penn) Barker. He is survived by his wife Verla; daughter Krista (Barker) Williams (Scott) of Brentwood, TN; two stepdaughters, Valerie Henessee of Mount Pleasant, Kristy Henessee Kruse (Eric) of Tipton; 4 grandchildren, Gabrielle Williams, Jackson Williams, Jake Kruse, Nickolas Kruse and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Gilbert Barker and Lisle Barker; and a sister, Dorothy Doyle.  Full obituary may be found at The Olson-Powell Memorial Chapel is assisting with arrangements.