Thursday, May 16, 2013

Barbara D. Mitchener, 80, of Cassville, passed away on Thursday, May 9, 2013, at her home in Cassville.

She was born on Aug. 20, 1932, in Cassville. Following high school graduation, she became a beautician. She lived in several states before moving to Shell Knob in 1993, and to Cassville in 2002. She married Lauren Mitchener on March 7, 1994, and he survives.

Additional survivors include: one son, Tim Holder and his wife, Patrice, of Leeksville, Miss.; two daughters, Teresa A. Miller, of Wichita, Kan., and Laurie Hamilton and her husband, Don, of Independence; 11 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sisters, Mildred Blakley, Wilma Catron and Ruth Yarnall.

Graveside services were held Monday at Maplewood Cemetery in Exeter with Rev. Paul Yarnall officiating.

Memorials may be made to Lives Under Construction Boys Ranch in Lampe and entrusted to the White Funeral Home & Crematory, P.O. Box 890, Cassville, MO 65625.