Patricia Deere Barker, 82, of Fredericksburg died Sunday, August 5, 2012.
Mrs. Barker was a founding member of Ferry Farm Baptist Church. She established Christian nursery education in the Fredericksburg area. Mrs. Barker was the owner of Humpty Dumpty Nursery School for more than 30 years
She was the widow of Grenville H. Barker and was preceded in death by a grandson, Jeremiah Von Poyck.
Survivors include her two children, Lynne Poyck and her husband, Arthur of Fredericksburg and Phillip H. Barker and his wife, Terri of King George County.
A service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, August 9 at Covenant Funeral Service Fredericksburg Chapel. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations in her name may be made to the SPCA, 10819 Courthouse Rd, Fredericksburg, Va. 22408.