Mr. Willie F. Barkley, age 66, made his transition from labor to reward on August 20, 2021.
He was a native of Jackson County FL. He was preceded in death by parents Jim and Bessie Mae Walker Barkley; and siblings: Mary Lois Watford, Arthur Barkley, Patty Barkley and Robert Barkley.
Mr. Barkley is survived by his wife, Jacqueline Barkley; children: Tarrance Ellis of Marianna, Florida, Lateisha Breland (Troy) of Middleburg, Florida, Tithani Mckenzie (Larry) of Dothan, Alabama, Shameeka Garrett (Marcus) of Marianna, Florida, Sidra Barkley of Marianna, Florida, Tameeka Spates of Marianna, Florida, Cortney Barkley of Orlando, Florida and Taliyah Barkley of Jacksonville, Florida; siblings: Jimmy Barkley of Lake City, Florida, Luvern Johnson of Tallahassee, Florida and Dorothy Garrett (Wendell) of Chipley, Florida; eleven grandchildren: numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
A celebration of life will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, August 28, 2021 at Springfield AME Church Cemetery, 4194 Union Road, Marianna, Florida with the Reverend Blanche Godwin officiating under the directions of Christian Memorial Chapel of Graceville, Florida.