Barbara CallJanuary 28, 2023
Barbara Jean Call, 80, of Fulton, Mo., passed away on Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at Fulton Nursing and Rehab.
Barbara was born on February 15, 1942 to Frank F. and Mary E. (Devoy) Gnemi, who preceded her in death.
She graduated from Fulton High School in 1960. She was united in marriage to Bill Call in 1978 in Montgomery City at their home, who preceded her in death.
She was employed as a communications supervisor at Fulton Police department then worked for the State of Missouri in the unemployment claims department. In Barbara’s free time, she enjoyed gardening and working in the yard. She refilled her multiple bird feeders every day. She adored hummingbirds and worked diligently on her flower beds. She made the best big dinners and out of all of her dishes, she perfected her famous fried chicken.
Survivors include: her daughter, Saundra Hendricks (Scott Echols) of Independence, Mo.; grandchild, Justin (Jennifer) Hendricks of Lee’s Summit, Mo.; great-grandchildren, Gabriella and Dylan Hendricks of Lee’s Summit, Mo.; step- children, Gary Call and the late Fonda of Auxvasse, Mo., Diana Hopke and the late David of Mexico, Mo., Peggy Hernadon and Dean of Craig, Colo., and Vicky Elder and Mac of Marshfield, Mo.; siblings, Jerry Gnemi, Bill Gnemi and Pam Maddalon; dear friends, Betty Schmidt and Diane Rinehart.
She was preceded in death by her siblings, Kristie Gnemi, Diane Tate, and Michael Bowers.
Committal service will be held on Thursday, January 26, 2023 at 1 p.m. in Missouri Veterans Cemetery at Higginsville, Mo. with Fr. Tom Hawkins officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Callaway County Humane Society, SERVE, or St. Peter’s Catholic Church, c/o Debo Funeral Home, 833 Court St. Fulton, MO 65251.