Agnes Betreace Barger, 94, of Jefferson City, passed away Thursday, August 2, 2018, at Heisinger Bluffs.
She was born March 8, 1924, in Jefferson City, Missouri, the daughter of the late William Washington Tade and Leta Beatrice (Hees) Bunch.
Betreace was a 1941 graduate of Eldon High School.
She was united in marriage on August 11, 1944, in Jefferson City, to Raymond Harold Barger who preceded her in death on November 23, 2013.
Retiring on January 1, 1987, Betreace worked for sixteen years at Scholastic as an order processing clerk.
She was one of the last two charter members of Memorial Baptist Church. A devout Christian, Betreace was a member and teacher of the Golden Circle Sunday School Class.
Betreace was a beautiful seamstress and enjoyed making quilts. Reading and coloring in color books were also favorite pastimes. In the summer, she loved preparing for family reunions. Betreace cared deeply for her friends and maintained friendships her entire life.
Survivors include three children, Linda (Ray) Bledsoe, Jefferson City; Susan (John) Bosch, Jefferson City; Rebecca (Edward) Kniest, Jefferson City; five grandchildren, Shannon Bledsoe, Christopher Rainey, Jay Bosch, Stephanie Hoobing, Andrew Kniest; 1 step-grandchild, Lisa Lasker; 7 great-grandchildren; 2 step-great-grandchildren; and two step-great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; a brother, Rev. Albert Bunch; and two sisters, Dawn Bunch and Eloise Bunch.
Visitation will be 9:30-11 a.m. Monday, August 6, 2018, at Memorial Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday, August 6, 2018, at Memorial Baptist Church with Deacon James Dickson officiating.
Burial will be in Hawthorn Memorial Gardens.
Memorials are suggested to missions at Memorial Baptist Church, 1120 Madison Street, Jefferson City, MO 65101; Central Missouri Honor Flight, 1400 Forum Blvd. Ste. 7-A, Box 334, Columbia, MO 65203; or Samaritan Center, 1310 E. McCarty St., Jefferson City, MO 65101.
Dulle-Trimble Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
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