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Mary Lew Barker

Mary Lew Barker, American marriage and family counselor. National Board certified counselor, 1989. Chairman board directors Committee on Women's Concerns, Statesville, Mooresville, 1981-1985; treasurer Mooresville Main St. Commission, since 1987. Member Presbyterian Women, Business and Professional Women (chairman public relations committee 1988), Alpha Gamma Delta.

Background

  • Barker, Mary Lew was born on May 19, 1940 in Statesville, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of Carl G. and Willie-Lew (Crowder) Smith.

  • Education

    • AB, High Point (North Carolina) College, 1962. Master Human Development Learning, University North Carolina, 1986.

    Career

    • Social worker Department Social Services, Statesville and Charlotte, North Carolina, 1962-1964. Director children's work Presbyterian Synod Offices, Charlotte, 1964-1969. Counselor Presbyterian Hospital, 1974-1975.

      Director child support agency Iredell County, Statesville, 1980-1984. Marriage and family counselor, principal Creative Counseling Services, Mooresville, North Carolina, since 1987. Host radio talk show WSIC, Statesville, 1987.

      Presenter seminars, workshops in field.

    Major achievements

    • National Board certified counselor, 1989.

    Works

    • Editor, contributor Resource Magazine, 1964-1968.

    Membership

    Chairman board directors Committee on Women's Concerns, Statesville, Mooresville, 1981-1985. Treasurer Mooresville Main St. Commission, since 1987. Member Presbyterian Women, Business and Professional Women (chairman public relations committee 1988), Alpha Gamma Delta.

    Connections

    • Married Dwight L. Barker, March 8, 1969 (divorced 1980). L child, Karen Elane.
    • father: Carl G. Smith
    • mother: Willie-Lew (Crowder) Smith
    • spouse: Dwight L. Barker
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