Barbara Shinabargar

A funeral will be held Friday, November 26, 2021 for 84-year-old Barbara Shinabargar of Caruthersville, Mo., who passed away Sunday, November 21, 2021 at her home.

She was born February 8, 1937 in St. Louis, Mo. the daughter of Gilbert Guilfoy and Ethel (Hoffman) Guilfoy who both preceded her in death.

She married Carl Shinabargar on February 9, 1980. He preceded her in death.

She is survived by six sons: Arthur (Cindra) Shinabargar of Lees Summit, Mo., Carl “Jimi” Shinabargar of St. Louis, Mo., Chuck (Tammy) Tresch of House Springs, Mo., Jimmy (Sheila) Shinabargar of Potosi, Mo., Paul (Amanda) Shinabargar of Chester, Ill., and Jessie (Maia) Shinabargar of Sainte Genevieve, Mo.; eight daughters: Linda (Alan) Schweiger of St. Louis, Mo., Debbie Giffin of Millington, Tenn., Mary (Chuck) Rushlow of Arnold, Mo., Charlene (Fred) Long of Marble Hill, Mo., Brenda (Michael) Giffin of Hillsboro, Mo., Kim (Danny) Roth of French Village, Mo., Marcy (Fred) Robinson of Caruthersville, Mo., and Amanda (Jason) Yount of Marble Hill, Mo.; 44 grandchildren and 44 great grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by a daughter: Lydia Shinabargar; three sisters: Marcella Oelkers, Lorraine Coleman, and Kate Keathley; two grandsons: Nathan Tresch and Jeremy Billingsley; and a great granddaughter: Ella Roth.

Barbara enjoyed spending time with her family.

Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Friday, November 26, 2021 at the Basler Funeral Home in Sainte Genevieve, Mo.

A funeral for 84-year-old Barbara Shinabargar of Caruthersville will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, November 26, 2021 at the Basler Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Cardinals Care, 700 Clark, St. Louis, MO 63102

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