James A. Barker Jr.

Published 6:00 am Tuesday, November 22, 2005

Services for James A. Barker Jr., of Hazlehurst, are 11 a.m.Tuesday, Nov. 22 at Stringer Family Funeral Home in Hazlehurst withburial in the Gallman Cemetery.

Visitation is today from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mr. Barker, 77, died Nov. 19, 2005, at the University ofMississippi Medical Center in Jackson.

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He was a native of Hazlehurst and was a longtime member ofGallman Baptist Church. He worked as a surveyor with the state aiddepartment since 1952.

Survivors are his wife, Dorothy; his sons, Pat Barker, ofHazlehurst, Jimmy Barker, of Wesson, and Jack McMillan, of Madison;his daughter, Renee Myers, of Terry; his sister, Frances Channell,of Hazlehurst; and nine grandchildren, Christopher, Christina,Nickolas, Jessica, Katie, Rebecca, Raynn, Clair and Peyton.