JAYME JOYCE BARKER of Granbury, TX, passed away
April 12, 2017. She born in Eastland, TX, on
Jan. 12, 1943 to James D. & Lucy King Barker.
She attended Ranger High School in the Class
of 1961 at Ranger, TX and married J. Swinney.
Her daughters were Janet Swinney and Jayne
Swinney Lewallen. A son, Jody Swinney, was
killed in a motor vehicle accident in 2015.
Her sister was Sheila Barker (RHS-1966) and
brother Joe Lane Barker (RHS-1962). Jayme was
preceded in death by a great-granddaughter,
Jodee Carroll Roberts.
SON: JODY WAYNE SWINNEY,52, of Big Spring, TX,
died July 17, 2015, in a motor vehicle accident.
He was born in Ranger, TX on June 5, 1963 to
Johnny Swinney & Jayme Barker. Jody graduated
from Sam Houston High School in 1981, where he
excelled in soccer and tennis. He married Teri
Marie Orr in March of 1993. Jody loved football,
horses, working with kids and mostly his family.
He was a member of the Chickasaw Nation and was
proud of his Indian heritage. A favorite activity
was attending his daughter's high school football
games and cheering enthusiastically from the stands.
His daughters say he loved Reese's candy & teasing
them. A devoted father and husband, most of the
family photos he's behind the camera capturing
thousands of memorable moments. Jody was an active
member of Trinity Baptist Church.
Jody and Teri moved to Big Spring in 1999 after
living and working in Fort Worth, TX and Taos, NM.
They were the owners/operators of the Big Spring
Sears Dealer Store for more than 11 years. He was
most recently a Claim Service Analyst for Allstate
He was survived by his wife Teri; daughters Alysha,
Miranda, and Bailey; mother, Jayme Barker of Grandbury,
TX; father and step-mother, Johnny & Betty Swinney
of Ranger, TX; sisters, Janet Swinney of Big Spring,
TX and Jayne Swinney of Granbury, TX; and many nieces
and nephews, as well as his "little brother" James
Parsons of Fort Worth, TX.