|Birth: ||Jun. 7, 1956, Germany|
|Death: ||May 10, 2012|
CARRIER MILLS -- Maurita J. Barger, 55, passed away at 7:35 a.m. Thursday, May 10, 2012, in Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion.
She was born June 7, 1956, in Frankfurt, Germany, to Mack and Merriel Dene Patton Pulliam, where her dad was stationed while serving his country.
She was married Aug. 18, 1983, to Gerald D. Barger, and he preceded her in death Dec. 27, 2006.
Maurita was a cashier at Millstone Market in Carrier Mills.
She was a Baptist by faith.
Maurita is survived by a daughter, Leslie Barger of Clarksville, Tenn.; son, Nathan Barger and his fiancée, Tasha Wilson of Carrier Mills; her mother, Merriel Dene Pulliam of Carrier Mills; sister, Debbie Clore and her friend, John of Stonefort; niece, Dana (Scott) Dooley of Harrisburg; and nephew, Noel Clore of Carrier Mills.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald Barger; and her father, Mack Pulliam.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 12, in Salem Cemetery in Carrier Mills, with the Rev. Staley Langham officiating. Maurita requested there be no visitation. Those attending the services are asked to gather at the cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the local 4-H organization in her memory.
Arrangements are under the care of Absher-Nicholson Funeral Home in Carrier Mills.
Published in The Southern Illinoisan on May 12, 2012
Gerald Dee Barger (1940 - 2006)
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Record added: May 11, 2012
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