After fighting a courageous battle with cancer, Dina Barker Blinn, 60, of Parkersburg, passed away July 21, 2014, at her residence. She had successfully fought the battle with cancer in 2001.
Dina was born Aug. 10, 1953, at Parkersburg, a daughter of the late Denver L. and Marcella Gragg Barker.
Dina had worked for many years with her father in the family insurance business, Barker Insurance. She especially enjoyed Mountaineer football and basketball, the Pittsburgh Pirates and Steelers, and was an avid fan of facebook. Dina was a member of Good Shepherd Episcopal Church.
Dina is survived by her husband, Tom Blinn; a daughter, Marci Blinn Greer and her husband Allyn of Parkersburg; a sister, Nancy Kersey and her husband Larry of Harrisville; a nephew, Casey Kersey of Parkersburg; and a niece, Jade Blinn Berry of Parkersburg. In addition to her parents, Dina was preceded in death by her brother-in-law, Tim Blinn.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Friday, July 25, at the Vaughan Funeral Home, 1010 Murdoch Ave., Parkersburg. The Rev. Marjorie S. Bevans will officiate, and interment will be in the Mt. Olivet Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Thursday, July 24, at the funeral home.
The family especially thanks Dr. Kelli Cawley, the staff of Strecker Cancer Center and Housecalls Home Hospice for their loving care.
Memorials may be made to Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, 903 Charles St., Parkersburg, WV 26101.
Condolences may be shared with the family at www.vaughanfh.com