Barbara Jo Adair, 61 of Collinsville, IL passed away on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis surrounded by her family.
Barbara was born on July 31, 1955 in Highland, IL; a daughter to the late Carlos and Dorthea June (Clymer) Hawley. Barbara was a mail room manager at Madison Mutual Insurance. In her free time she loved to spend time with her family, especially her grandkids and always looked forward to family social events. Barbara will be remembered for her loving heart, her love for her family and all the special times she shared with her family and friends.
She is survived by and will be missed by her husband; Charles Adair, whom she married on September 15, 1986; her children, Melanie Kassab of Edwardsville, IL, Brad and (April) O'Dell of Collinsville, IL, Joy and (Jeff) Moore of East Alton, IL, Christopher Adair, Brandi and (Jason)Quigley of East Alton, IL; her grandchildren, Seth and (Ashley) Fink, Alexander Fink, Jack Kassab, Jett Kassab, Logan O'Dell, Hunter Moore, Gabriella Moore, Audrey Moore, Jordyn Mellenthin, Makayla Quigley, Logan Quigley, Mia Quigley, Adalyn Quigley; great-grandson, Dean Fink; brothers and sisters, Don and (Becky) Hawley, Nancy and (Jim) Garrett, Kaye and (Bob) Robertson, C.J. and (Rod) Knapp, Dave and (Debbie) Hawley, James and (Takayo) Hawley and numerous nieces, nephews and many other extended family members and friends.
In addition to her parents, Barbara was preceded in death by her grandson; Christopher Fink; her sister, Judy Nelson; her brother, Jerry Hawley.
Friends may call on Thursday, October 6, 2016 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Irwin Chapel, 591 Glen Crossing Road in Glen Carbon. In celebration of Barbara's life, services will be held on Friday, October 7, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Dan Smith officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery in Edwardsville. Memorials are suggested to the Siteman Cancer Center.
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