Funeral services for Barbara Erskine Parker Reppond age 88 of Columbia will be held 11:00 AM Monday February 14, 2022 from the Columbia chapel of Riser & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Shane Duke officiating. Interment will follow in the Dean Baptist Church Cemetery at Dean, Louisiana. The visitation will be held on Monday beginning at 9:00 AM until time of service at 11:00 AM at the funeral home.
Barbara Erskine Reppond was born on October 13, 1933 in Columbia to her parents George Eldridge “Buddy” Erskine and Juanita Yonge Erskine, and she passed from this life on Wednesday, February 9, 2022 at the Haven Nursing Center in Columbia. She was preceded in death by her parents, by her husband; B. L. Reppond and her son, Jeff Parker. To know Barbara was to love her. She was a remarkable person in so many ways. She was a wonderful seamstress, a loving wife, mother and grandmother, and she was known for the work ethic that she possessed. She loved to grow a garden and loved her cats. She was an inspiration to every one who came in contact with her. Many years ago she worked as school secretary for Caldwell Parish High School and later on she was an assistant x-ray technician.
Left to cherish her memory is her sons: James Parker of Columbia, Jerry Parker of San Diego, California, Joe Parker of Bakersfield, California and Johnny W. Parker of Hebert, LA; and her beloved brother: David Erskine and wife Ann of Monroe. She also leaves behind a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.