Anna Claudette Barker
7/23/1942 - 4/14/2018

Anna Claudette Barker went to be with her Lord on Saturday April 14th. Anna was born on July 23rd, 1942 in Waco, TX to Claude H. and Annie Mico Lester. She was a caregiver in many different aspects and service to others was a driving passion. She was a seamstress by trade and in her later years was a nanny to families. She was a lifelong crafter and reader of books, passing on these loves to her children and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents and four siblings: Larry Lester, Cecelia DeHerrera, Jackie Lester, and Douglas “Mikey” Lester, granddaughters Tiffany, Wendy, and grandson Christopher "Slick" Barker. Anna Claudette is survived by a large family of loved ones. Her sons Allen Barker and wife Patty, Donald Barker and daughter at heart Starrlynn Carter, Garry Barker, Charles "Bud" Barker, and her daughter Claudette "Sissy" Keel and husband Wayne. Her legacy will continue on through 17 grandchildren, 46 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-granddaughter. She was deeply loved by her nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be on Wednesday, April 25th at 11 a.m. at Bellmead Funeral Home followed by graveside service at Waco Memorial Park. Services officiated by Ross Light, her grandson-in-law. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made towards her service cost or to McLennan County Literacy Coalition.




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