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When Saturday, March 10th, 2018 6:00pm
Potter Funeral Home
329 Glenn Avenue
West Liberty, KY

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Sunday, March 11th, 2018 2:00pm
Caney First Church of God
Caney, KY

Obituary for Geneva Benton Allen Barker

Geneva A. Barker of West Liberty, KY, passed away Friday, March 9, 2018, at the West Liberty Nursing & Rehab Center, West Liberty, KY, at the age of 94 years and 9 days. She was born Thursday, February 28, 1924, at Caney, KY, daughter of the late Roy & Frances Lewis Benton.

Geneva was united in marriage to Delmar Allen, this union was blessed with 5 children, Gary, Lowell, Larry, Judy & Brenda. After Delmar’s passing, she married Norwood Barker and this union was blessed with four children, Paul, David, Sherry, & Becky. Geneva was a retired bookkeeper. She was a Christian and a member of the First Church of God at Caney, KY and also attended Index Community Church. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and sister. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first & second husbands, Delmar Allen & Norwood Barker; one son, Larry Allen; and one step daughter, Norette Goebel.

She is survived by four sons, Gary & Judy Allen of Martin, KY, Lowell & Lill Allen of Malone, KY, Paul & Robin Barker of Lexington, KY, and David & Patty Barker of West Liberty, KY; four daughters, Judy & Wendell Johnson of Eminence, KY, Brenda & Kenneth Litteral of Lexington, KY, Sherry Griffie of Lexington, KY, and Becky & Gary Koehler of South Gate, KY; one step son, Dennis & Joyce Barker of Indiana; fifteen grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; and one brother & two sisters, Edwin Benton of Caney, Alene Taulbee of Cincinnati, OH, Naomi & Steeley Eagle of Cynthiana, KY.

Funeral service 2 p.m., Sunday, March 11, 2018 at the First Church of God, Caney, KY, with Rev. Mike Frisby & Rev. James Allen officiating. Burial to follow at the Benton Cemetery, Caney, KY. Visitation 6 p.m., Saturday, March 10, 2018 at the Potter Funeral Home.

Pallbearers: Nathan Barker, Jake Griffie, Chad Johnson, Isaac Allen, Jimmy Allen, Evan Allen, and Chase Johnson.