TRENTON, Mo. - Retha Parkhurst, 78, formerly of Bethany, Missouri, died Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, at North Care Hospice, North Kansas City, Missouri.

Survivors: sons, Michael, Ricky, Terry, Gerald, Christopher and David; daughter, Pam Dilley; brother, Keith Chelsvig; 19 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

Memorial services: 2 p.m. Sunday, Lone Rock Chapel, Eagleville.

Inurnment: Payne Cemetery, Eagleville.

Arrangements by: Bethany Memorial Chapel.

Tributes may be left at As published in the St. Joseph News-Press.

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