Henrietta June Barttrum

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

June Barttrum, 77, of Independence, Mo., passed away Feb. 23, 2011, at her home. June was born Dec. 2, 1933, in Walker, Mo., to Henry and Lola (McMillin) Belcher.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 57 years, Elmer William "Bill" Barttrum; two sisters, Jessie Olive and Mae Neal; and her grandson, David Wayne Barttrum.

She is survived by her two sons, William Wesley Barttrum and wife, Julia, and David Worthington Barttrum; three grandchildren, Lisa Barttrum, Kristi Bergin and husband, Knute, Wesley Barttrum and wife, Katie; three great-grandchildren, Adam, Kelly and Taylor, with a fourth great grandchild, James Gabriel, on the way; as well as two sisters, Nancy Zering and Kathleen Berry.

A visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m., Thursday, March 3, at the Speaks Suburban Chapel, 18020 E. 39th St., Independence, Mo. A graveside service will take place at 1 p.m., Friday, March 4, at Berea Cemetery, Ketterman, Mo.

Online condolences and memories may be left at www.speakschapel.com

Arrangements are made by Speaks Suburban Chapel, (816) 373-3600.