Carol Ann Gunulfsen Barber
January 15, 1946 - July 19, 2021
Carol Ann Gunulfsen Barber was born January 15, 1946 to the late Lena Mae Breland and Goodman Gunulfsen. Carol was raised by her Aunt Louise and Rudolph Whiermiller of Pine, La. and grew up in Pine, Louisiana where she enjoyed singing in church. She later learned to play the piano so that she could use her talent for the Lord. She sang in a local gospel quartet, known as the Salvation Singers.
Carol was married to the love of her life for 46 years until his death in 2007. Together they raised three children; James Merrell Barber Jr., Randy Dale Barber and Melynda Louise Barber .
Carol had a strong love for her family and enjoyed watching her grandson Kody and great grandson Landry compete in dirt track racing. She also enjoyed watching her granddaughters Khristian, Katelyn and Kadyn play softball. She loved being on the sidelines cheering and was their biggest fan.
Carol was a member of Pettitt Memorial Church where she sang in the choir.
Carol is preceded in death by her parents and her Aunt Louise and Uncle Rudy, her husband, James Merrell Barber Sr. and her son, Randy Dale Barber, her sister, Betty Lorio and a brother, Warren Jr. Gunulfsen.
She is survived by her daughter, Melynda Barber( Gary Evans), son, James Barber( Carolyn Russell), grandson, Kody Barber ( Beth Dufrene) Grand daughters, Tashonna Wallace, Khristian Capo Whaley( Joseph Whaley), Katelyn Capo Owens( Will Owens) and Kadyn Barber, great granddaughter, Linli Mae Dufrene, great grandsons, Landry Jaymes Barber and Kainen Paul Whaley, three sisters, Patsy Johansson, Goldia Proffer and Cathy Dennis, a brother, Gene Gunulfsen.
Services will be on July 21, 2021 at Pettitt Baptist Church in Bogalusa, Louisiana. Visitation will be from 11:00 AM until time for the Service at 3:00 PM. Interment will be at Breland Cemetery.
Brown-McGehee Funeral Home in Bogalusa, Louisiana is in charge of arrangements.