Opelousas – A Family gathering for Sandra Wyble Barker will be held on Wednesday, November 23, 2022, from 1:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. in the Skip Montet Memorial Chapel at Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home in Opelousas, LA.
It is with deep sorrow we regretfully announce the passing of Sandra Ann Wyble Barker on Sunday, November 20, 2022, in the Opelousas General Health System, at the age of 73.
She was a housekeeper for new residential homes, a caretaker for many family members, and previously worked as a waitress at Stelly’s in Lebeau. She enjoyed being outdoors in the sunshine and cutting her grass. She would play games on her computer and collected of Coca Cola memorabilia. She cherished her family especially her grandchildren. She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.
She is survived by her husband of 33 years, Russell Barker of Melville; two sons, Daniel Pickett and wife, Jennifer of Homer; and Nevada Fruge of Washington; two daughters, Melissa Leger of Morrow; and Sammi Schexnayder and husband, Tommie of Lakeland, GA; two brothers, James “Jimmy” Wyble and wife, Theresa of Lebeau; and Gary Wyble and wife, Genie of Denham Springs; four sisters, Helen Peyton and husband, Ellis “Pookie” of Lebeau; Geneva “Neva” Cormier and husband, Leston of Bayou Jack; Tee Shelton and husband, Kenneth of Denham Springs; and Janette Miller and husband, Bradley of Palmetto; 5 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her father, Ernest G. Wyble; her mother, Ledie Guidry Wyble Marks; brother, Wesley Wyble; grandson, Joshua Pickett; father-in-law, Pat Barker; and mother-in-law, Judy Frame Barker.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to help the family defray funeral expenses.
Family and friends are invited to sign and view the online guestbook at www.lafondardoin.com.
LaFond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Opelousas, 2845 South Union Street, Opelousas, LA 70570 (337-942-2638) has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.