Mary Baird Barger, age 73, passed away at her home in Knoxville, Tennessee on November 30, 2021. She is preceded in death by her husband Eric Barger, her parents, Lee and Ruby Moore Baird and her brother Ronald Lee Baird, niece Angela Baird Wilson, and her beloved dog, Logo.

Mary graduated from LaFollette High School, class of 1967, and Knoxville Business College where she graduated with honors. Mary worked as comptroller for Brownlee Kesterson Construction in Knoxville for many years, and she and her husband owned and operated Barger Development Co. in Strawberry Plains TN. She was active in many social activities including, but not limited to, Knox County Republican Party.

Mary is survived by her beloved sister, Linda Baird Daily (Ray), 2 nephews, Jaye Mitts and Darrin Baird, and many relatives and friends.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Spay Campbell County Tennessee Pets, P.O. Box 644 LaFollette, TN 37766

No visitation or services is scheduled at this time; however, a Memorial Celebration of Life will be scheduled at a later date.

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Arrangements by Cross-Smith Funeral Home