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Betty Lou Barnard

Funeral services for Betty Lou Barnard, 79, Pomona, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, February 19, 2021 in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.


Mrs. Barnard passed away at 5:00 p.m., Sunday, February 14, 2021, at her home.


She was born November 14, 1941, at Joliet, Illinois, to Fred Mau and Emma Mentzer Mau.  She graduated from Lincoln High School, Joliet, Illinois. On November 21, 1959, she was married at Joliet, Illinois, to Walter Barnard, Sr.  Mrs. Barnard enjoyed collecting bells, roller skating, bowling and feeding wildlife.


She is survived by her husband, Walter Barnard, Sr., of the family home; five children, Walter Barnard, Jr., Owasso, Oklahoma, Chris Barnard and wife, Crystal, West Plains, Missouri, Scott Barnard, Pomona, Missouri, Robert Barnard, Pomona, Missouri and Terry Hernandez and husband, Martin, Nixa, Missouri; eleven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.


Her parents, one daughter-in-law, Barbara Barnard, two brothers, Fred and Bob and one sister, Nancy, preceded her in death.


Visitation will be from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Thursday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.  Burial will be in the Dry Creek Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to West Plains Regional Animal Shelter or Dry Creek Cemetery and may be left at or mailed to Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, 211 West Main, West Plains, MO  65775. Online condolences may be expressed at