Ethel M. (Barnett) Booth

November 24, 1932 ~ December 8, 2020 (age 88)


Ethel Mae Booth, an 88 year old lifelong resident of Trenton, Missouri passed away Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton. A private family graveside services will be held on Saturday, December 19, 2020.

Ethel was born in Trenton Missouri on November 24, 1932 to William Harl and Anna Mae Norris Barnett. She attended school in Trenton. She was united in marriage to Harold Booth on November 2, 1951.

She was employed at Nestle USA – Trenton Foods Division and retired after 30 years. She enjoyed quilting, making Christmas candy, baking, cooking and preparing for family holidays, especially Christmas. She liked collecting Fenton Art glass with her friends and spending time with family, especially her grand and great-grandchildren. She and Harold had traveled all across North America with her sister and brother-in-law, Naomi and Raymond Scott. Ethel was an inquisitive person and enjoyed her travels in Europe. She faithfully attended the First Assembly of God Church, Trenton where she was a member for over 70 years.

Ethel is survived by three children: Dwayne Booth (Fran) of North Kansas City, Dennis Booth (Melissa) of Columbia and Diana Klinginsmith (Rick) of Trenton. 4 Grandchildren: Derreck Booth and Amy, Melody Bezenek and Kris, Valerie Story and Joe, Meredith Becklenberg and Ben, 8 great grandchildren: Cooper and Luke Story, Devin, Annie, and Rowan Booth, Dalton and Alice Becklenberg, and Mia Bezenek. She is also survived by her sister and best friend, Naomi Scott (Raymond) and one sister-in-law, Margaret Ann Barnett as well as many nieces and nephews.

Ethel was preceded in death by her husband, parents, sisters; Ruth Woods, Helen Young, Bessie Wilfong, and infant sister Betty Jane Barnett, and brothers Lester, Paul, Dale, Ralph, Glen and Elmer Barnett.

Memorial donations may be made to The First Assembly of God Church, Children’s Church Project.



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Private Committal

Resthaven Memorial Gardens
310 North Hwy 65
Trenton, Missouri 64683

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