WENDELL – Wanda Leigh Reid Barker, 59, passed away on Monday, July 5th, 2021. She was born in Raleigh County, West Virginia, to the late Charles Walter Reid II & Mildred Jean Fox. She worked as a Director in Technology Education. She devoted her life to her family. She loved her grandchildren very much. She enjoyed visits to the beach and painting. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her brother, Charles W. Reid III, sister, Arlene Gail Reid Herndon.
She is survived by her beloved husband of over 38 years, Ralph Eugene Barker, her son, Travis Barker (Lauran) of Charlotte, daughter, Ashley Bryant-Harvey (Steven) of Wendell, brother, James Reid (Kathy) of Fort Walton Beach, FL, sisters, Judy Mcpeake (Paul) of Abingdon, VA, Kathleen Broyles (Dan) of Henderson, NV, Donna Steele (Larry) of Beckley WV, Anita Sherman of Wendell, grandchildren, Lilly Grace Bryant, and Ruth Helena Harvey.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Little Pink Houses of Hope https://www.littlepink.org/donors/give-online/.
Visitation 9:30-11am, Saturday, Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 W. Third St, Wendell. Memorial Service will follow at 11 am at the funeral home. Inurnment will take place 10:30 am, Saturday, July 17th at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, 5251 Robert C Byrd Dr, Beckley, WV. Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory. www.stricklandfuneral.com.