Barbara A. (Minor) Fletcher

Barbara A. (Minor) Fletcher, 69, of McLeansboro, died 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 8, 2015, at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital, in Mt. Vernon.

She was born October 22, 1946, in Mt. Vernon, the daughter of Robert and Senia (Lindeberg) Minor. On September 4, 1993, in Mt. Vernon, she married Harvie David Fletcher, and he preceded her in death on December 31, 2007.

She loved flowers and was a florist for several area flower shops. She was a member of Zion Methodist Church.

She is survived by one son, Melvin Shields and wife Elizabeth of McLeansboro; one daughter, Krystal (Minor) Alexander of McLeansboro; two grandchildren, Kegan RaShawn Burt and Senia Beth-Ann Burt of McLeansboro; one brother, Melvin R. Minor and wife Pat of Mt. Vernon; one sister, Nancy Meadows and husband Joe of Boyd; two nephews, Mike Minor and family of Mt. Vernon, and Curtis Meadows and familyof Boyd; and one niece, Tracy Thompson and family of Mt. Vernon; and other extended family members.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harvie David Fletcher, and her parents.

In accordance with Mrs. Fletcher’s wishes, cremation rites have been accorded and graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, December 12, 2015, at Hopewell Cemetery, with Rev. Elton Storey officiating. Memorials may be made to the grandchildren of Mrs. Fletcher, Kegan and Senia Burt, for their college funds, and will be accepted at the service or by mail to the Osborn Funeral Home, P.O. Box 130, Dix, Illinois 62830. Online condolences may be made at