Brenda Kay Bethune


    Brenda Kay Bethune of Belle, Missouri was born on July 5, 1961 in St. Louis, Missouri and passed away on Thursday, August 27, 2020 at the age of 59 years.


    She married Robert A. Bethune on November 12, 1982 in Steelville, Missouri.
    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 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, Missouri; birth mother, Audrey Perkins and step father, Don Perkins of Bland, Missouri; children, Amber Ensor and husband Adam of Gerald, Missouri, Robert J. Bethune and wife Tia of St. James, Missouri, Ryann Alvarez and husband Tony of Owensville, Missouri and Kelsie Bethune of Belle, Missouri; sister, Sherrie Cochran and husband Donnie of Eldon, Missouri; grandchildren, Koltyn, Remi and Asher Ensor of Gerald, Missouri and Giovanni Damario of St. James, Missouri; other relatives and friends.
    Visitation held from 9-11 a.m. on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at the Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville, Missouri.
    Funeral services held at 11 a.m.  on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at the Gottenstroeter Chapel in Owensville, Missouri with Pastor Shane Jarvis officiating.
    Burial was in the Owensville City Cemetery.
    Arrangements under the direction of the Gottenstroeter Funeral Home in Owensville, Missouri.