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Carolyn J. Kirby

March 30, 1946 January 3, 2012
Carolyn J. Kirby
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Mrs. Carolyn J. Kirby, 65, of New Canton, Illinois, passed away at 5:42 p.m. Tuesday, January 3, 2012, in the Barry Community Care Center in Barry. She was born March 30, 1946, in Pittsfield, Illinois, to Hubert Lee & Norma June (Guthrie) Butler. Her mother survives in Pleasant Hill. She married Ronald D. Kirby, on May 29, 1985, in Hannibal, Missouri. He survives in New Canton. She is also survived by 1 son - Ron Crossman of New Canton; 3 daughters - Rachael Kirby of New Canton, Julie Mason of New Canton, and Jody Rennecker of Pittsfield; 6 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Also surviving are 3 sisters - Mrs. Ronnie (Patrice) Adrain of Pittsfield; Mrs. Joe (Pamela) McCulloch of Pittsfield; and Mrs. Shawn (Brigitte) Meyer of Barry. She was preceded in death by 1 son, Robb Crossman, 1 sister, Beverly (Cheryl) Kuck and her father. Carolyn was a homemaker who enjoyed cooking and working outside. Visitation will be held from 5:00 - 7:00 .m. Friday, January 6, 2012, in the Kirgan Funeral Home in Barry. Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 7, 2012, in the Nebo Cemetery in Nebo. Burial will be in Nebo Cemetery in Nebo. Memorials are suggested to the Barry Community Care Center Activity Fund. On line condolenses may be sent to


11:00 a.m. Saturday January 7, 2012.

Graveside services in Nebo cemetery, Nebo, Illinois


5-7 p.m.

Kirgan Funeral Home, Barry, Illinois
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