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Quernheim Funeral Home
Wednesday June 8th, 2022
4:00pm - 8:00pm

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Hope Christian Church
Thursday June 9th, 2022
9:00am - 9:45am

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Funeral Service

Hope Christian Church
Thursday June 9th, 2022
10:00am - 12:00pm

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Barbara R. Rayot

Barbara R. Rayot, nee Thompson, 80, of Waterloo, Illinois, died June 5, 2022, in St. Louis, MO. She was born September 15, 1941, in St. Louis, MO.

    She is survived by her husband Dr. Charles Rayot; children Dr. Cheryl (Dr. Jamil Tannous) Rayot-Tannous and Charles (Marcia) Rayot; grandchildren Christine Tannous, Ronda (Daniel) Bemenderfer, Elias Tannous, Anthony Tannous, and Noah Rayot; half sister Kathy (Ben Amido) Welch; brother-in-law Dr. Robert Rayot; nieces; nephews; and cousins.

    Barbara is preceded in death by her mother Evelyn (nee Porzel) Haugen, stepfathers Charles Walker and Raymond Haugen, father Melvin Thompson, brother Charles Forrest Walker, and stepsister Phyllis Baller.

    She is a member of Hope Christian Church, the Red Hat Society, former owner of Barb's Fashions & Bridals,and  former member of Waterloo Merchants Association.

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
Hope Christian Church

    4 PM to 8 PM Wednesday, June 8, 2022 at Quernheim Funeral Home
    9 AM until time of service Thursday at Hope Christian Church

    10 AM Thursday, June 9, 2022 at Hope Christian Church in Columbia, IL
        Pastor Shane Adkisson officiating
    Interment at Kolmer Memorial Cemetery in Waterloo, IL

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Our sympathy,
Bill & Norma Reheis

Norma Reheis Jun 10 2022 11:02 AM

My sincerest condolences to all the family & acquaintances. She was a super sweet lady !


So sorry to hear of your Mother's passing. My sincere sympathy to you, Doc and your family. Kelli (City of Waterloo)

Kelli Pace Jun 8 2022 1:52 PM

Chatting with Barb @ Hope Church was always a blessing ! ! Such a smile , such a positive person !!! Hugs .... to Doc and the entire family

Sharon and Jim Hopkins Jun 8 2022 1:02 PM

Barb was always full of the joy of the Lord no matter where she was. Now she is in the full presence of the Lord. Our sympathy to the family. Love Ralph and Jo Ann Axe

Jo Ann Axe Jun 6 2022 10:03 PM

Barb was a friend whose smile could light up a room. Our condolences to Doc and the family.

Patricia Robert Jun 6 2022 3:26 PM

Barb was a great businesswoman, a wonderful boss, but best of all a dear friend. I'll always remember her smile and positive attitude. Rest in peace!

Dona Toenjes Jun 6 2022 1:32 PM