Betty Lorene Edgar, age 76, of Marionville, Missouri, passed away at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 29, 2018, at her home. She was born January 17, 1942, in Sarcoxie, Missouri, the daughter of Paul and Mattie (Schweitzer) Wright.
Betty was a 1959 graduate of Marionville High School and was a baker for Murphy’s Orchard in Marionville. She was well known for her baking and she enjoyed spending time with her grandkids, sewing and fishing.
On October 26, 1959, she married Larry “Julio” Edgar, in Marionville. He preceded her in death on May 20, 2011.
Betty is survived by her daughter, Kelly Wells and her husband, Martin, of Marionville; three sons, Jerry Edgar of Ash Grove, Missouri, Mark Edgar and Mike Edgar and his wife, Jeannie, all of Marionville; one sister, Edna Davis of Willard, Missouri; three brothers, Dean Wright and his wife, Eleanor, James Wright and his wife, Cindy, and Lloyd Wright and his wife, Judy, all of Marionville; one brother-in-law, Renick Kreeger of Miami, Oklahoma; eight grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Her parents, Paul and Mattie, husband, Larry, sister, Billy Jo Fieker, sister-in-law, Jackie Kreeger, and her brother-in-law, Carlin Ray Edgar, preceded her in death.
A graveside service, under the direction of the Williams Funeral Home in Marionville, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, June 1, 2018, at the Marionville IOOF Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made payable to Mercy Hospice in Cassville, Missouri or the St. Louis Children’s Hospital, in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 103, Marionville, Missouri 65705.
Online condolences may be shared at www.WilliamsFuneralHomeMO.com.