Willie Ella Barker

August 3, 1943 ~ April 22, 2022 (age 78)


Willie Ella Barker,79, of Terre Haute passed away on Friday, April 22, 2022 from health related issues. Willie was born on August 3, 1943 to Margaret Hazel Mack and Paul “Po Boy” Jones in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, where she lived for many years before moving to Indiana. 

Willie spent many years working at Data Label, where her outgoing personality made her lifelong friendships. In her spare time, she enjoyed watching westerns, listening to Gladys Knight and playing with her great-grandchildren. 

Willie was preceded in death by her parents, her grandchildren Mance Barker and Joshlyn Makayla Barker. She is survived by a loving family including her five children Robert Lee Barker, James Phillip Dewayne Barker, Michael Barker, Jonathon Barker, and Wileena Barker as well as 15 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren. Funeral services will take place on Tuesday, April 26th at Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church located at 1935 Tippecanoe Street in Terre Haute, Indiana. Viewing will start at 12:00 p.m. and services will begin at 2:00 p.m. Online condolences may be made to


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April 26, 2022

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church (Tippecanoe Street, Terre Haute, Indiana)

Funeral Service
April 26, 2022

2:00 PM
Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church (Tippecanoe Street, Terre Haute, Indiana)

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