Barbara Joann (Johnson) Forsythe Dufur
March 9, 1933 to January 28, 2021
Barbara Joann (Johnson) Forsythe Dufur, 87, of Queen City, Missouri, passed away on Thursday, January 28, 2021, at the Schuyler County Nursing Home in Queen City, Missouri.
The daughter of Willard Joseph and Florence (Lucas) Johnson, she was born on March 9, 1933, in Glenwood, Missouri. She was a graduate of the Glenwood High School in Glenwood, Missouri. She was united in marriage to Roland Forsythe in 1952. On March 17, 1984 at the Lancaster Christian Church in Lancaster, Missouri, she was united in marriage to Earl Lloyd Dufur. Barbara was a bank teller, starting her first job at the Bank of Lancaster her senior year in high school. She also worked over the years at Midtown National Bank in Norfolk, Virginia, Chillicothe State Bank in Chillicothe, Missouri, Centerville National Bank in Centerville, Iowa, Schuyler County State Bank in Lancaster, Missouri, and the Bank Midwest in Queen City, Missouri.
Barbara is survived by her husband, Lloyd Dufur of Queen City, Missouri; her daughters, Theresa Lancaster and husband, Russell, of Glenwood, Missouri, and Bonnie King and husband, Kevin, of Greentop, Missouri; one step-son, Rodney Dufur of Eau Clair, Wisconsin; five grandchildren, Casey Lancaster and wife, Paula, of Glenwood, Missouri, Corin Mehringer and husband, Stephen, of Kirksville, Missouri, Travis King and wife, Whitney, of Greentop, Missouri, Lucas King of Jefferson City, Missouri, and Blake Dufur of Queen City, Missouri; five great grandchildren, Levi and Elliana Mehringer of Kirksville, Missouri, Kaitlyn, Kenna, and Karson Lancaster of Glenwood, Missouri; two sisters, Shirley Harris and husband, Howard, of Bloomfield, Iowa, and Diana Ingersoll and husband, Robert, of Lancaster, Missouri; nieces and nephews; and other family members.
Barbara is preceded in death by her parents.
Barbara enjoyed painting, artwork, going to the races to watch her grandson, and going to tractor shows and pulls with her husband, Lloyd.
Due to the Virus issues, there was only a graveside services at 2 p.m. on Monday, February 1, 2021, at the Glenwood Cemetery in Glenwood, Missouri with Sonny Smyser, Pastor of the Schuyler County Church of Faith in Lancaster, Missouri, officiating. Pallbearers were the grandsons. Memorials have been established for the Glenwood Cemetery. Online condolences may be expressed to the family, by logging on to normanfh.com. Burial will be in the Glenwood Cemetery in Glenwood, Missouri. Arrangements are under the direction of the Norman Funeral Home of Lancaster, Missouri.