JoAnne Barker, 63, of Naples, passed away on Oct.14, 2016.
She was born in Berea, OH, on Nov. 5, 1952. JoAnne graduated from Berea High School.
She was married to James M. Barker on Jun. 30, 1973.
JoAnne had a career in real estate and church administration for the Naples Area Board of Realtors, First United Methodist Church, and North Naples United Methodist Church.
JoAnne will be remembered as a bright, shining light in the various communities and churches she served. Her open and generous spirit made her relatable to others and endearing to many. Church school children adored JoAnne, and her husband and daughters loved her with all their hearts.
She is survived by her husband of 44 years, Jim; her daughters, Jennifer (Jay) Seye and Melanie Barker; her granddaughter, Lenayah Seye; and her brother Clyde Edwards of Strongsville, OH.
Funeral arrangements will be held at 2 p.m., Oct. 22, 2016 at North Naples United Methodist Church, 6000 Goodlette-Frank Rd., Naples, FL 34109.