Barbara Etter Mofield, age 87, passed away at the Jean Waddle Care Center on July 2, 2023, surrounded by her loving family.
She was born January 4, 1936 in Vaught Ridge, Kentucky; daughter of the late Roscoe & Della (Godbey) Dye. Barbara loved the Lord, reading her bible every day, and attended King Bee Nazarene Church. She loved flowers, working in her garden, and lawn mowing. Barbara was known for her homemade chicken & dumplings, that were better than even those served at Cracker Barrel. Some of her favorite memories include the two trips west that she and her husband took with their daughter, Brenda & son-in-law, Jackie. Barbara worked at Palm Beach for 20 years, and enjoyed crocheting, sewing, and singing.
She leaves behind to cherish her memory her daughters, Brenda Rainwater of Kirksville, Missouri and Lorrie & (Stan) Wilson of Western, Kansas; granddaughter, Melissa & (Steve) Goings of Kirksville, Missouri and great-children, Shyianna & (Donald) Hoskins of Woodstock, Justin & (Shelby) Goings of Nixa, Missouri, and Brittany Goings of Wentsville, Missouri; grandson, Weston Wilson; grand great-great-granddaughter, Hensley Ray Hoskins; siblings, Charlie Dye of Vaught Ridge, Wayne & (Bridget) Dye of Shady Grove, Marie & (Jonah) Warren of Science Hill, and Beulah & (Alvy) Phelps of Shady Grove; and a host of nieces & nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Brennies Allen Mofield, who passed away on May 24, 2019; sisters, Fern Harness and Betty Wilson; and her son-in-law, Jackie Rainwater.
A funeral service will be held 2:00 PM Thursday, July 6, 2023, at the Chapel of Morris & Hislope Funeral Home.
Burial will be in the King Bee Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 8:00 PM on Wednesday, July 5, 2023, at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Charlie Dye, little Charlie Dye, and Ryun Dye of Vaught Ridge, Steve Goings, Stan Wilson, Weston Wilson, and Jeff Wilson.
Morris & Hislope Funeral Home is honored to assist the family with arrangements.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at: www.morrisandhislope.com