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 will only be graveside services at 2:00 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 will be 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.