Carol Kay Barger

Carol Kay Barger, 82, of Anna, died Monday, March 16, 2020, at the Union County Nursing Home in Anna.

She was born on Jan. 25, 1938, in St. Louis, the daughter of Samuel and Flora Yarbrough Trefts. 

She graduated from Marion High School in 1956 and married Robert Eugene Barger on Dec. 5, 1958, in Marion.

She was a beloved wife and mother of two children, as well as a grandmother of five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

She was a homemaker, worked at Wal-Mart in Anna and also owned and operated a wholesale florist business, Carol Floral Supply, in Anna.  

She loved quilting, reading, cooking, collecting antiques, working puzzles, singing and her family.  She was also a Christian and member of the congregation at Anna Heights Baptist Church. 

She survived by her daughter, Cindy (Steve) Kohler of Anna; a son, David (Mary Anne) Barger of Phoenix, Ariz.; grandchildren Chad (Connie) Kohler, Brad (Becca) Kohler, Megan (Ryan) Flamm, Joshua Barger and Nickolas Barger; five great-grandchildren; other relatives and friends. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Barger of Anna; and by her parents, Samuel and Flora Trefts of Marion.       

Private graveside services were held for the immediate family.

To view the obituary and to leave online condolences for the family, visit 

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna was in charge of arrangements.

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