Jessie “June” Garber, age 84, a resident of Hale, Missouri, passed away on Saturday, December 10, 2016, at Indian Hills – A Stonebridge Community, Chillicothe, Missouri.
Jessie “June” Garber, age 84, a resident of Hale, Missouri, passed away on Saturday, December 10, 2016, at Indian Hills – A Stonebridge Community, Chillicothe, Missouri. June was born the daughter of Wilber E. and Dorothy (Whitacre) Forsythe on March 29, 1932, near Bridge Creek, Carroll County, Missouri. She was a 1949 graduate of Tina High School. She was united in marriage to Harold “Bud” Garber on June 15, 1951, in Chillicothe, Missouri. They were married for 65 years. He preceded her in death on November 24, 2016. June worked as a school teacher in a one room school house, tax collector, Postmaster, and a talented homemaker. She helped her husband farm, and loved watching the cattle. She loved attending all of her children’s sports and other activities, and many of her grandchildren’s activities. She loved cats, dogs, flowers, playing bridge, board games, and Wheel of Fortune. June was a member of the Oakland Christian Church, Hale, Missouri. She was also a member of the Grace Club of Hale. June was a past officer of the P.E.O. Sisterhood, Chapter BH of Hale. Survivors include two sons, David Garber and wife Charla of Hale, Missouri, and Ron Garber of Hale, Missouri; one daughter, Beverly Figg of Jefferson City, Missouri; and seven grandchildren, Lacy McCloud and husband Frank of Charlotte, North Carolina, Kelsey Garber of Hale, Missouri, Travis Figg of Harper Woods, Michigan, Miles Figg of Jefferson City, Missouri, Jordan Garber of Sumner, Missouri, Kamron Garber of Sumner, Missouri, and McKensie Garber of Hale, Missouri. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Harold; brother, Roy Forsythe; and sister, Kate (Forsythe) Cease. Funeral services will be held at the Lindley Funeral Home, Hale, Missouri, on Wednesday, December 14, 2016, at 1:00 p.m. A scheduled family visitation will be held at the Lindley Funeral Home, Hale, Missouri, on Tuesday, December 13, 2016, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Friends may call at the Lindley Funeral Home, Hale, Missouri, on Tuesday, December 13, 2016, from 12:00 noon until 8:00 p.m. Burial will be held at Avalon Cemetery, Avalon, Missouri. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association and/or Chapter BH, P.E.O. in Hale and may be left at or mailed to Lindley Funeral Home, P.O. Box 47, Chillicothe, Missouri 64601. Online condolences may be made at www.lindleyfuneralhomes.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Lindley Funeral Home, Hale, Missouri.