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Barbara Kesler

June 20, 1954 — November 4, 2015

Mrs. Barbara Kesler, 61 of Herrin, Illinois died on Wednesday, November 4, 2015, at her home in Colp, with her family by her side. Barbara was born in Eldorado June 20, 1954 to Thurman and Veldene (Hollon) Love. She loved spending time with her children and grandchildren and loved riding horses and camping. Her fondest memory was riding her pony at her grandpa farm. She was married to Marion Kenneth Kesler on November 3, 1978. She is survived by her husband of 37 years, 2 sons Tom and wife Juliane Wallace and Tim Wallace all of Cambria. She also has 7 step Children, Debbie Arron of Herrin, Brenda and Brian Julian of West Frankfort, Steve and Cathy Kesler of Colp, Julie Vaughn of Hurst, Allan and Storme Kesler of Marion, Carol Albright of Herrin and Gary Kesler of Colp.She is also survived by 31 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren. Barbara has 2 brothers Larry and wife Regina Hall of Karbers Ridge Illinois and Greg and wife Angie Love from Rosiclaire, sisters Judy Alvey, Brenda and Kevin Murphy both of Rosiclaire. She was preceded in death by her parents, step daughter Becky Gibbs and granddaughter, Terri Ann Siebeck. A memorial service will be at 6:00 PM on Thursday November 12 at Cambria First Apostolic Church in Cambria. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Bank of Herrin Carterville branch to help with expenses.
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