Susan G. Kormen for the Cure, 13770 Noel Road, Suite 801889, Dallas, Texas 75380
Brenda Kay Bethune, 59, of Belle, Mo., passed away on Thursday, August 27, 2020, at her residence. She was born on July 5, 1961, in St. Louis.
She was united in marriage to Robert A. Bethune on Nov. 12, 1982, in Steelville.
Brenda enjoyed collecting knickknacks, especially eagles. Her main hobby in life was the interests of her children and grandchildren, whether it was rehearsing lines in a play, helping with art work, bee keeping, low riders, T-ball, karate or playing dress-up. She enjoyed watching football and was a lifelong Pittsburg Steelers fan. She was a proud military wife, traveled and lived with her husband Robert wherever he was stationed in his 20 year military career.
She was preceded in death by her father, Ronald Beasley; grandparents, Ora and Florence Carwile; parents-in-law, Warren and Betty Bethune; sister, Debra Carwile; and a very special aunt and uncle, Jewell and Junior Birkmann.
She is survived by her husband, Robert Bethune of the home; mother Zelda Beasley of Owensville; birth mother, Audrey Perkins and stepfather, Don Perkins of Bland; children, Amber Ensor and husband Adam of Gerald, Robert J. Bethune and wife Tia of St. James; Ryann Alvarez and husband Tony of Owensville, Kelsie Bethune of Belle; sister, Sherrie Cochran and husband Donnie of Eldon; grandchildren, Koltyn, Remi and Asher Ensor of Gerald; and Giovanni Damario of St. James.
Visitation will be on Thursday, Sept. 10 from 9-11 a.m. at Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville.
Funeral services will follow at 11:00 a.m. at the chapel with pastor Shane Jarvis officiating. Burial will be in Owensville City Cemetery.
Family request memorials to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, 13770 Noel Road, Suite 801889, Dallas, Texas 75380.
Visiation and services are open to the public. Please follow the restrictions and mask are requested.