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Freda J. (Bartley) Hance, age 87, passed away on Thursday, November 16, 2017, at Carl Junction Residential Care.
She was born on March 4, 1930, to Everett and Ethel Bartley. Freda was one of 12 children, Floyd Bartley, Mildred May, Irene Bartley, Warren Bartley, Helen Sample, Mary Jean Hopkin, Bonnie Silvers, Johnny Bartley, Everett Bartley and Dwight Bartley.
She married Gerald Hance on November 12, 1948. He survives her.
They had two sons, Gary, who passed away with cancer, and Douglas Hance and wife, Lois, of Grove, Okla.; five grandsons; six great-grandsons; and three great-greatgranddaughters.
Freda worked for the law firm Sialer, Blanchard, Van Gleet and Dermont for 30 years. Both Freda and Gerald retired on the same day.
They built a beautiful brick home on 18 acres at Paradise Point, on Grand Lake, where they enjoyed the water and fishing with their friends Jeff and Jackie Lundien. The Lord blessed them in so many ways, letting them travel where they wanted to go with their grandson and friends in their motorhome.
A memorial service will be held on Monday, November 20, at 10 a.m., in the chapel of Simpson Funeral Home, in Webb City, with Rev. Bob Simon officiating. The family has requested that no flowers be sent for the memorial service, they would like donations to be sent to Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church in her memory.
Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Simpson Funeral Home, in Webb City.
Visit www.simpsonfh.com for online condolences.
Published on November 18, 2017
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