Genive (Vance) Barker

January 19, 1951 ~ January 29, 2021 (age 70)


Genive Vance Barker of West Liberty, KY, passed away Friday, January 29, 2021 at her residence, at the age of 70 years and 10 days.  She was born Friday, January 19, 1951 at Woodsbend, KY, daughter of the late Alonzo & Martha Hollifield Vance.


She was united in marriage to Stanley Barker.  This union was blessed with two children, Valerie & Missy.  Genive was a homemaker, devoting her life to care for her family and her home.  She was a loving mother, grandmother, and sister, and will be missed by all of her family and friends.      


In addition to her parents, Alonzo & Martha Vance, she was preceded in death by her husband, Stanley Barker; one daughter, Missy Barker; four brothers, Alonzo Vance, Jr., Donald Vance, Jimmy Vance and Bill Vance; and one sister, Brenda Jo Mathis.


Genive is survived by one daughter, Valerie Barker of West Liberty, KY; two granddaughters, Heather Nicole Barker and Brittney Danielle Rae Stevens; three sisters, Deloris & Virgil Hicks, Loretta & Walter Evans, and Adalene & George McQuinn all of North Carolina; and three brothers, Doug & Florene Vance, Gerald Vance all of West Liberty, KY, and Gary & Karen Vance of Campton, KY; four sisters-in-law, Gay Deborde of West Liberty, KY, Frances Barker of Ohio, Treva King, and Frances Vance both of Ezel, KY; and one brother-in-law, Jerry Barker of West Liberty, KY. 


Funeral service 11 a.m., Monday, February 1, 2021 at the Potter Funeral Home, with Bro. Harry Flannery officiating.  Burial to follow in the Grassy Lick Cemetery, Grassy Creek, KY.  Visitation 6 p.m., Sunday, January 31, 2021 at the funeral home.


Pallbearers:  Jacob Vance, Anthony Vance, Raymond Vance, Jackie Vance, Donald Deborde, and David Vance.


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January 31, 2021

6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Potter Funeral Home,Inc.
329 Glenn Avenue
West Liberty, KY 41472

Funeral Service
February 1, 2021

11:00 AM
Potter Funeral Home,Inc.
329 Glenn Avenue
West Liberty, KY 41472

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