Minta Ann Frysinger Barker passed away peacefully Friday, August 19, 2011 in San Antonio after a short stay at St. Luke Baptist Hospital.
She was born on November 6, 1929 in Dallas, Texas to George Patrick Frysinger and Minta Elizabeth Mendenhall Frysinger. She obtained her bachelors and masters degrees from Texas Womens University.
Minta was recognized for her teaching excellence in secondary schools where she taught in the Denton ISD and San Antonio NEISD for 27 years.
After raising three children, Minta pursued her life-long dream of studying medicine at UT Medical Branch-Galveston completing her curriculum and clinical rotation in the Physician Assistant Program.
She worked with countless families at the Santa Rosa Medical Center and in rural South Texas Clinics where she provided important medical screenings and treatment, improving personal health. Her selfless sacrifice, caring and loving attitude were model attributes to her children, family, friends and all who knew her and were touched by her kindness.
As a strong believer in education, she financially supported her children and grandchildren through college.
She leaves behind a sister, Martha Grace Frysinger Phillips Vic; brother, George Patrick Frysinger III Marsha; son, Roger Drake Barker Susie; two daughters, Valerie Ann Barker Reynolds James Keith and Connie Sue Barker; four grandchildren, Amber Michelle Barker, Tamara Leigh Barker, James Shawn Reynolds and Jonathan Drake Barker, nieces, nephews, and numerous friends, including sorority sisters of Epsilon Sigma Alpha International.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, August 23, 2011 from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at Porter Loring on McCullough.
AUGUST 24, 2011
ST. DAVID EPISCOPAL CHURCH
Memorial donations may be made to the Humane Society, 4804 Fredericksburg Rd., San Antonio, TX 78229; Habitat for Humanity, Attn: Donations, 311 Probandt, San Antonio, TX 78204; The Institute for Texan Cultures, 801 E. Cesar Chavez Cir., San Antonio, TX 78233 or a charity of oneÂs choice.
Born: November 6, 1929
Place of Birth: Dallas, TX
Death: August 19, 2011
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