Barbara Ann (Scott) Hale, age 80, of Independence, Mo., passed away on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, at her home, with family by her side.

Barbara Ann (Scott) Hale, age 80, of Independence, Mo., passed away on Wednesday, April 25, 2012, at her home, with family by her side.

Barbara was born on December 23, 1931, in Independence, Mo., to parents, Joshua C. Scott and Margaret (Colven) Scott. Barbara was united in marriage to Louis M. Hale in Hardin, Mo., on March 28, 1953. She retired from Resthaven Nursing Home, now The Groves, after working there 16 years as a secretary.After retiring in 1988, Barbara and Louis lived for several years at their home on Lake of the Ozarks, near Camdenton, Mo. She enjoyed gardening and spending time outdoors. Barbara was a member of the Community of Christ church and has attended Gudgell Park, Buckner, and other congregations.

Barbara’s survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Dean and Melonie Hale of Independence, Mo.; daughter and son-in-law, Deyanne and Tom Wright of Blue Springs, Mo.; step-son and daughter-in-law, Terry and Deb Strub of LaMotte, Iowa; step-daughter and son-in-law, LueAnne and Charles Bregman of Dubuque, Iowa; 9 grandchildren, Scott Wright, Suzie Godfrey, Nick Wright, Annette Hale, Sandy Triebel, Debbie Bollinger, Cody Strub, Chris Strub, and Bonnie Margheim; 20 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Louis M. Hale, infant son, Dennis Franklin Hale, mother, Margaret C. Scott, father Joshua C. Scott, and sisters, Margaret Hays and Evelyn Adams.

Memorial services will be 7 p.m. Monday, April 30, 2012, at Lee’s Summit Community of Christ Church, 1101 NE Independence Avenue, Lee’s Summit, Mo., with a visitation at 6 p.m. Interment will be at Swan Lake Memorial Park, Grain Valley, Mo.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to: Kansas City Cancer Center East, 4881 NE Goodview Circle, Lee’s Summit, MO 64064 or Crossroads Hospice, 9237 Ward Parkway Suite 300, Kansas City, MO 64114
 

 

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