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Barbara Carruthers

Obituary of Barbara Ruth Carruthers

Barbara Ruth Carruthers, 86, of Girard,Il. passed away Friday afternoon, November 22, 2019 at Carlinville Area Hospital in Carlinville, IL.


Barbara was born on June 11, 1933 to Joseph H. and Mae (Binderman) Keiserman in Brooklyn, NY.


She graduated from Charleston High School, WV, with the class of 1951 and attended college in Fullerton, CA.


Barbara served in the Army (Wac), stationed in Alburquerque, NM. during Vietnam.


Barbara was an Administrative Assistant at Jonathan Jaques Children's Cancer Research Center in Long Beach, CA.


She loved dancing, horseback riding, needlepoint, and cooking.


=========  Celebration of Life Service will be held, Tuesday evening, 6:00 to 9:00pm,  November 26, 2019 at the Oak Leaf Country Club in Girard, IL. &&&&&&&&&


Barbara is survived by her daughter, Sharon (Randy) Pierson of Girard, IL; son, Joseph (Rebecca) Carruthers of Vine Grove, KY; adopted daughter, Donna Enrico of Las Vegas, NV; 4 grandchildren, Garrett and Mallory Pierson, Matthew (Amber) Carruthers, and Amanda Carruthers; brother, Fred (Janice) Keiserman of Henderson, NV, as well as several nieces and nephews.


Barbara was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Daniel Keiserman.


Memorials may be given to Girard Fire and Rescue or Carlinville Area Hospital.


Online condolences can be given at


Davis-Anderson Funeral Home, Girard is assisting the Carruthers family.

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