Dotty L. Barker, 69, of Lorain, passed away Friday, October 25, 2013 at EMH Healthcare in Elyria, following a lengthy illness. Dotty was born August 8, 1944 in Charleston, West Virginia.
She enjoyed collecting dolls, going to garage sales and especially spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by her loving husband of 51 years, Douglas Barker; children, Peggy (Jeff) Barker, Tina Redmond, Samantha (Rick) Barker-Altpater, Terri (Jeff) Abner, Jerry Barker; 17 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; brothers, Roy, Frankie, Jackie, Teddy and Buster Runion; sisters, Hattie Barker and Patty Smith.
Dotty was preceded in death by her son, Dale Barker; grandson, Andrew Barker; parents, Theodore and Myrtle (nee Holstien) Runion; and sisters, Doris, Janice and Edith.
Friends may call Tuesday, October 29, 2013 from 5 to 7 P.M. at Wyers Funeral Chapel, 2900 North Ridge Rd., Sheffield Twp. Funeral service will be Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at 11 A.M. at the Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens, Avon.