Goldie Marie Hefner, daughter of the late William S. and Bessie Steward Barks, was born in McGee on Dec. 29, 1918, and died at the Crowley Ridge Care Center in Dexter on Thursday, July 31, 2008, at the age of 89.
Mrs. Hefner had lived in the McGee and Puxico area all her life.
She was first married to Milford Hendrix and later married Orville Hefner. They both preceded her in death.
Surviving are two brothers, Ivan Barks of Cahokia, Ill., Lloyd Barks of Puxico; and three sisters, Mary Johnson of Watson, Okla., Irene Hendrix and Bernice Adams, both of Puxico.
She was preceded in death by three brothers, Sherman, Joe and Eli Barks; and one sister, Berta Lee Barks.
Visitation will be held from 4-7:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3, 2008, at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Puxico.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 4, 2008, at the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Puxico with Rev. Kenneth Lambert of Bloomfield officiating.
Interment will be in the Fagan Cemetery near Puxico with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Puxico in charge of arrangements.