Karen Marlene BrizendineNovember 4th, 2020
Karen Marlene Brizendine, 79, of Boonville, passed away Tuesday morning, October 27, 2020, at Katy Manor Care Center in Pilot Grove, Missouri. Karen Marlene (Stewart) Brizendine was born October 10, 1941, the daughter of John Edward and Ethel Lorene (Keil) Stewart. Karen married Wilber Brizendine on October 23, 196,6 in California, Missouri. Karen loved to read; she always had a book in her hand. She also enjoyed music, her favorite music event to attend was the Big Muddy Folk Festival. Family was so important to Karen and she would spoil her grandchildren every chance she got. Karen was preceded in death by her parents, John Edward Stewart and Ethal Lorene Keil and a brother-in-law, Raymond Hader. She is survived by her husband, Wilber Brizendine of Boonville, Missouri; son, David (Dawn) Brizendine of Colorado Springs, Colorado; daughter, Brenda (Mark) Mahan of Kansas City, Missouri; sisters, Eunice (Don) Robertson of Bella Vista, Arkansas, Ramona Hader California, Missouri, and Diedra Volkart (Tom Jones) of Jefferson City, Missouri; grandchildren, Jordan Brizendine, Caitlyn Mahan, Kasey (Shawn) Payton, and Aubrey (Ray) Brown, and four great-grandchildren. Visitation for Karen was held at Howard Funeral Home Saturday, October 31, 2020, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. with a service following. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Salvation Army. Online condolences may be left at: www.howardfh.com.