Kenneth Barker, 68 of Albion, Ill., formerly of Cadiz, died Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at his home in Albion. He was born Oct. 5, 1942 in Cadiz, a son of the late Archie and Isabelle Laughrige Barker.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Donald Barker.

Following services in Illinois, friends may call Monday, May 30, 2011 from 5-8 p.m. at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz where funeral services will be held Tuesday, May 31, 2011 at 10 a.m. with Rev. Ashley Barker Steele officiating. Burial will follow at Cadiz Union Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church, 129 E. Main St., Albion, IL 62806. Online condolences may be made at A full obituary will appear in the next print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.