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Barbara J. Fofar

October 5, 1944 — April 20, 2017

Barbara J. Fofar, 72, of Marion, passed away on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 11:28 pm at Heartland Regional Medical Center. Barbara was born October 5, 1944 in Marion the daughter of James and Wanda (Jordan) Stone. She married Jim Mayberry on May 7, 1966 and to this union their daughter Teresa was born.  On January 31, 1976 in Marion Barbara married Bobby Fofar and together they shared over 27 years of marriage until his death on April 3, 2003. With this union she gained two step-daughters, who she loved as her own, DeAnn and Angie. She was a medical transcriptionist at Marion Memorial Hospital/Heartland Regional Medical Center retiring after 32 years. Barbara attended Corinth Christian Fellowship Church. Survivors include her; Daughter – Teresa Trumbley and husband Dave of Pittsburg Step-daughter – DeAnn Mangan and Dave Bowden of Marion Step-daughter – Angie Johnson and husband Larry of Marion Six step-grandchildren; Jennifer Harmon and fiancé Roger Justin Fofar and wife Casey Jordan Mangan Angel Harding and husband Brody Brandon Johnson and wife Hailey Brooke Johnson Several step great grandchildren Sister – Mary Evans and husband Frank of Sterling, Illinois Brother – Dick Stone and wife Lora of Oregon, Illinois Brother – Don Stone and wife Rebecca of Marion Several nieces and nephews Mother-in-law – Wilma Fofar Three sisters-in-law; Wanda McCune and husband Elvin of Marion Kim Harris of Marion Rose Stone of Marion Two brothers-in-law; Richard Fofar and wife Debbie of Pittsburg Randy Fofar of West Frankfort Preceded in death by her Parents, husband – Bobby Fofar and brother – Charles Stone. Funeral services will be Monday April 24, 2017 at 11 am at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home with Pastor Kevin Bonifacius officiating. Burial will follow in Maplewood Cemetery.  Visitation will be Sunday from 5 – 8 pm at the funeral home. Barbara’s family would like to express special thanks to the staff of Heartland Regional Medical Center, Hospice of Southern Illinois and the staff of Angel Acres for the loving care they gave her. Teresa would especially like to thank her Uncle Don and Aunt Rebecca for all the love and support they have shown her. For those who prefer memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois. Envelopes will be available and accepted at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home, 800 North Market Street, Marion, Illinois  62959.    
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Monday, April 24, 2017

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Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home

800 North Market Street, Marion, IL 62959

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