Charleen A. Carron

Charleen A. “Charmie” Carron of Bloomsdale died on Tuesday, July 23, 2019, at her home. She was 81 years old.

She was born September 25, 1937, in St. Louis, a daughter of Fred William Hairer and Amelia C. (Schwob) Hairer

She was married to Jim Carron on September 25, 2017, and he survives in Bloomsdale.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Marina Moore and her husband Travis of Farmington, Cynthia Bowen of Bloomsdale; three grandchildren, Devon, Kevin, Jonathan; one brother, Bryan “Hoppy” Hairer of Bloomsdale; two stepdaughters, Terri Murray and her husband Lynn of Perry County, Mary Adams and her husband John of Minnith; four stepsons, Jim Carron Jr. and his wife Karen of Bloomsdale, Bruce Carron and his wife Annette of Bloomsdale, Darryl Carron and his wife Angela of Bloomsdale, Charles Carron of Farmington; 16 stepgrandchildren; 55 step-great-grandchildren; and six step-great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one grandchild, Joshua Moore; and two brothers, Eugene Hairer and Russell Hairer.

She was a member of the Eastern Star and The Jefferson County Square Dancing Club. She had a lust for learning and received an associate of arts degree in 2007. She was an adventurer extraordinaire and enjoyed horseback riding, painting, crocheting, sewing and quilting, reading, traveling, gardening, being outdoors, and laughing. She was a caring mother, serving as president of the PTA in Bloomsdale Elementary and as a Girl Scout Leader for many years.

Funeral services were Friday, July 26, at Basler Funeral Home in Ste. Genevieve. Rev. Richard Wiskus officiated. Burial was at Concord Cemetery in Bloomsdale. Basler Funeral Home handled the arrangements.

Memorials may be made to S.P.I.N Youth Ministries at First Freewill Baptist Church in Farmington.