Barbara Lee Barker-Hogg, 84 of Albany, passed away on Tuesday, at her residence.
Barbara Lee Barker was born in Drain, Oregon. She was the third of three daughters born to John Darrel and Beulah (Craig) Barker. Her sisters were Shirley Hall (deceased) and Beverly Roe. They are descendants of Jesse Applegate, Oregon pioneer.
The family moved to Eugene in the 1940s. Barbara attended school there graduating from Eugene High School in 1954. She later enrolled in the University of Oregon where she met her future husband Thomas C. Hogg. Tom and Barbara were married in 1958. They moved to Corvallis where Tom joined the Anthropology faculty at Oregon State University. They had two children--Kathleen Marie Frieze and Amy Elizabeth Jenne.
Barbara completed her bachelor's and master's degrees at Oregon State University. She worked at OSU as an administrator and teacher in the College of Liberal Arts, Center for Writing and Learning. She held the position until her retirement. After retirement, Barbara volunteered in adult literacy and ESL. She was also a Hospice Bereavement counselor.
In 1984 Tom was killed in a tragic hunting accident. Later Barbara married life-long friend William D. Honey. They were married for thirty-five years.
Barbara enjoyed being with her family, meeting with international students, reading, quilting, gardening, and playing bridge. She will be remembered for her friendly personality.
Barbara is survived by her husband William Honey; daughters Kathleen Frieze and Amy Jenne; and step-son Robert Honey. She has seven grandchildren.
AAsum-Dufour Funeral Home is handling the arrangements (www.aasum-dufour.com).
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