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Harold Glen Barker

Harold Glen Barker, of Hazlehurst, passed away peacefully July 4, 2021, at the age of 94 at Hospice Ministries, Ridgeland. Mr. Barker was born Oct, 13, 1926, in Copiah County to Robert Pitts Barker and Elma Lee Sullivan Barker.
Mr. Barker received honorable discharge from the U.S. Navy as Aviation Radioman Third Class, Aug. 1, 1946. He then attended Mississippi State University, where he received his Bachelor of Science degree May 29, 1951. He further pursed his career and also received his photogramming engineering certificate for airphoto highway engineering on Feb. 27, 1953. Mr. Barker graduated from Mississippi State University Nov. 21, 1953, as a professional engineer. He served 31 years, five months, and 26 days of service to the State Highway Department and the State of Mississippi.
Mr. Barker is survived by his stepdaughter, Sherry Gough Gaddy; sisters, Mary Francis Taylor, of South Carolina; and Reba Murphy, of Texas; and brother, Walter Barker of Soso.
Mr. Barker was a member of the Dentville Christian Church.
A graveside service was held July 6 at Pine Bluff Dentville Cemetery. Stringer Family Funeral Home in Hazlehurst handled arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, please send any donations to Hospice Ministries, 450 Towne Center Blvd., Ridgeland, MS 39157.