Donya Barker is a life-long resident of Franklin County who works as a funeral assistant with Collvins Memorial Funeral Home and is currently going to school to obtain her license as a funeral director and embalmer with an anticipated graduation date of December, 2019. Donya has worked in the funeral industry locally since 2016.
She has worked in the healthcare field for more than 30 years, with the last 17 being in home health.
Donya is Secretary/Treasurer for North Franklin VFD, Secretary/Treasurer for Franklin County Firefighter’s Association, Director of Hagansport Community Center, Director of Franklin County Chamber of Commerce, member of School Health Advisory Council, member of MVISD District Effectiveness Committee, Mentor with Mt. Vernon Cares, and the Secretary for Fairview Cemetery Association.
Donya is married to Rusty Barker of the Hagansport Community. Together, they have five children and six grandchildren, who are the joys of her life. They attend church at Sulphur Bluff Assembly of God.
During her spare time, she enjoys shopping and spending time with the grandchildren.