January 21, 1940 - June 21, 2020
Trellis Fern Roe, age 80, of Laclede, passed away Sunday, June 21, 2020 at her daughter’s home in Warrensburg, Missouri. A funeral service will be held at 1:00 pm on Thursday, June 25, 2020 at Trinity United Methodist Church, Brookfield, with Pastor Archie Phillips officiating. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery, Brookfield, Missouri. A visitation will be held from 11:00 am until the time of service. Memorials have been suggested to New Beginnings Women’s Center, and may be left at or sent to Rhodes Funeral Home, 216 Linn Street, Brookfield, MO 64628. Online registry at www.rhodesfh.com. Fern, daughter of Bailey Amos and Marie Winfrey, was born on January 21, 1940 in Dewitt, Missouri. Fern attended school at the School of the Ozarks in Branson, and graduated from Laclede High School in 1957. On May 26th, 1957 she married Harold Glenn Roe. They lived on a farm for over 60 years. They were blessed with three children John Dale, Paul Edward, and Nancy Jean Roe. Fern was an active member of many school and church activities. She worked at Camp Rainbow for the handicapped for 37 years where she served in a variety of roles until she retired from there in 2007. Further, she helped launch the Tri County Association for the Handicapped, and served as an active member of the board for many years. For employment, Fern proudly served as a teller at UMB Bank in Brookfield for 37 years. Fern was a Christian and a member of the South Eagle United Methodist Church where she organized and directed the Christmas programs for several years and was a Sunday school teacher for the little folks. Fern is survived by her husband, Harold Roe, of the home; her children Paul Roe, Laclede; and Nancy Griffith (Todd), Warrensburg; her daughter in law, Charlene Roe, Brookfield; her grandchildren, Garrett Roe (Jenna), Brookfield; Nathan, Hannah, Sarah, Karah, Justus, and Ellah Griffith, all of Warrensburg; one niece, Karen Quinn (Shannon), Kansas City, Missouri; her nephew, Curtis Karnes (JoAnne), Kansas City, Missouri; her cousins, Genny Gurtler (Wayne), Topeka, Kansas; Sidney Proehtt (Linda), Topeka, Kansas; Carroll Jenkins (Donna), Kansas City, Missouri; Claude Jenkins, Texas; Jim Winfrey and Pam Myers, Bosworth; and Venita Baxter, Norborne, Missouri; as well as other family members and friends. Fern was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Dewey Winfrey and Roy Winfrey; one sister, Jeanie Karnes; her son, John Roe; and her infant grandson, David Joseph Roe.
Trellis Fern Roe, age 80, of Laclede, passed away Sunday, June 21, 2020 at her daughter’s home in Warrensburg, Missouri. A funeral service will be held at 1:00 pm on Thursday, June 25, 2020 at Trinity United Methodist Church, Brookfield,... View Obituary & Service Information
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