Cole Barker (1983-2020)

July 21, 2020

Services for Cole Barker, 37, of Irving, were scheduled for 1 p.m., Wednesday, July 15, 2020, at New Testament Holiness Church with Bro. Mack Swain officiating.

Interment followed in Shields Cemetery under the direction of Bartley Funeral Home, Grand Saline.

Mr. Barker passed away July 8, 2020 in Irving. He was born May 15, 1983, in Tyler. Cole spent his early years in Hallsville and Lindale, fifteen years in Irving, and the past year in Wills Point. He worked for Alecom Metal in Dallas for about two years. Cole is preceded in death by his grandparents; Howard Barker, and Arlen & Manon Abernathy; Aunt & Uncle, Deana & Keith Abernathy and Uncle Michael Barker.

Survivors include his parents; David Barker of Irving and Kathi Barker of Quinlan; grandmother, Helen Marett of Grand Saline; special friend, Lacey Shadden of Wills Point and her children; sister, Hallie Colquitt and Terrance of Irving; two nieces, Cierra Barker-Colquitt of Irving and Deija Barker-Colquitt of Irving; nephew, Jaxon Colquitt of Irving; and numerous other relatives and friends.

Pallbearers were Jaxon Colquitt, Cody Swain, Matt Duvall, Gavin Duvall, Collin Duvall and Noah Blackmon.

Honorary pallbearers were Terrance Colquitt and Clay Duvall.

The family received friends one hour prior to services on Wednesday at the church.