West Plains, MO Location (417) 256-4141

Thayer, MO Location (417) 264-7242

Betty Lou Wrenfrow was born the daughter of Ozie Albert Brewer and Lorine Combs Brewer on February 19, 1936 in Oregon County, Missouri and departed this life on June 25, 2020, in Willow Springs, Missouri, at the age of 84 years.

She was united in marriage on December 24, 1955, to Truman J. Wrenfrow, who preceded her in death on December 8, 2004.

Betty is survived by one daughter, Jeanette Dethrow, and husband, Mark of Mountain Grove, Missouri; two grandchildren, Logan N. Dethrow of Cambridge, Massachusetts and Kelsey L. Dethrow of Springfield, Missouri; one sister, Brenda Brewer; several nieces and nephews; other relatives; and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ozie and Lorine Brewer; her husband, Truman Wrenfrow; and her half-brother, Donald Brewer.

Betty attended Centerpoint Church of God of Prophecy, and when she moved into town she attended Thayer Free Will Baptist Church.

She graduated from Couch High School in 1954, and after graduation, she walked down Olive Boulevard in St. Louis and had a job the next day at Commonwealth Insurance Company where she worked for many years.  In 1961 she moved with Truman and Jeanette to Wright City, Missouri.  While there, she took care of Jeanette and worked as an Avon Representative.

Betty and Truman moved back to her home place and built a new home where she lived until Truman’s death at which time, she moved into town.  In her free time, she liked to hand embroider quilts and go to the Dairy Queen.  She was also active in the Ladies Auxiliary of the Disabled American Veterans (DAV).  During her 60s, she attended vo-tech school to learn computer skills.  This led to her Facebook usage which allowed her to keep up with family and friends.

She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and was loved and will be missed by all who knew her.

Graveside services for Betty Lou Wrenfrow will he held Saturday, June 27, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. of Cotton Creek Cemetery near Jobe, Missouri with Brother Todd Williams officiating.

Burial will in Cotton Creek Cemetery near Jobe, Missouri with services under the direction of Carter Funeral Home, Inc. in Thayer, Missouri.



  1. Vicky Lynn Rhoads
    June 27, 2020 @ 12:25 pm

    Sorry to hear about Betty. Thought A lot of her and remember the times over at their house.


  2. Pat McAbee
    June 28, 2020 @ 8:58 am



  3. Margaret Mulbery
    June 28, 2020 @ 6:06 pm

    Betty always wanted to have things done ahead if time. She even cooked the Thanksgiving turkey early to make sure she got everything done!


  4. Cheryl Adams, RRT
    July 10, 2020 @ 8:20 pm

    Jeanette, It is an honor to have served Mrs. Wrenfrow and your Family. May peace flood your hearts and minds. Godspeed.


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