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Barbara Ann O'Hara of Carbondale

updated: 3/12/2018 2:00 PM

Barbara Ann O'Hara passed away peacefully at 6:15 a.m. March 9, 2018, in her home with her loving husband at her side.

Barbara was born May 2, 1949, in Raymond, Wash., to Robert and Linda Givens. She married Paul Eugene O'Hara Jr. June 2, 1997, in Springfield, Tenn., and he survives.

She was preceded in death by her parents and sister Karon.

Private graveside services were held Tuesday, March 13, 2018, at Murdale Gardens of Memory with Brother Andy Gillespie presiding.

Memorials in her name may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois at 204 Halfway Rd., Marion, IL 62959. Meredith Funeral Home in Carbondale was in charge of arrangements. To share a memory or story of Barbara, visit