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LaVone D. Barker
August 18, 1967-November 23, 2015
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 LaVone D. Barker, “DeeDee”, as she was known, passed away on November 23, 2015.  She was born on August 18, 1967 in Hayward, CA to David and Joan Hoggarth. She is preceded in death by her father David Allen Hoggarth, “Big Dave”, who worked at Mountain Valley Express in Manteca, CA; her mother, Joan Mae Hoggarth, a homemaker; sister Debra Taylor, Grass Valley, CA.  DeeDee was married for 20+ years to her husband Brady G. Barker Sr. She was a loving mother to son, Brady G. Barker Jr. and Gibby, both from Sapulpa, OK, Michael Anthony Cassillas and wife Elizabeth from Manteca, CA, Alissa Brunner, Edward from Sapulpa, OK.  She loved her five grandchildren, Jayden, and Annalin Brunner, Tae Shawn King, Michael and Jackson Casillas.  She loved to be around her nephews Joe Casillas and Dillon Taylor.  She had many cousins in Oregon and CA.  She worked at Valley Oak Dental as a registered Dental assistant.  She was a loving wife, mother and friend to many.
She will always be remembered for her sense of humor, caring heart and her gorgeous red hair. She loved helping people in need and always helped people that went without. She will always be loved and missed dearly by her family and friends that knew her.
Rest in peace DeeDee.

Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin
Saturday, December 12, 2015