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Barbara Gard

Monday, July 30, 2012

DEXTER -- Barbara June Gard, 72, died July 28, 2012, at Clearview Nursing and Rehab Center in Sikeston.

Born June 12, 1940, in Disco, Mich., she had lived all her life in Dexter where she worked for the Dexter Hospital, Lucas Florist and most recently as a decorator for Health Systems Inc.

On May 1, 1964, she married Don Gard, who survives at home.

Other survivors include: two sons and daughters-in-law, Steven and Kristen Gard of Naperville, Ill., and Darrin and Crystal Gard of Dothan, Ala.; three sisters, Judy Lincoln. Patty Greene and and Norma Crane; one brother, Ron Atherton; her stepmother, Melba Atherton; a stepbrother, David Smith; and four grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Marion Dwain Atherton.

Visitation is scheduled from 11 a.m. until time of services at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter with the Rev. McGhee officiating.

Burial will follow in the Dexter Cemetery.