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Mary "Louise" (Searcy) Renfro
March 28, 1925 ~ September 25, 2023 (age 98) 98 Years Old
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Mary “Louise” Renfro, 98, a resident of Chillicothe, Missouri and former Trenton, Missouri, resident died Monday, September 25, 2023 at Indian Hills Nursing Home, Chillicothe, Missouri.
Louise was born March 28, 1925, near Laredo, Missouri, the daughter of Walter and Charlotte “Lottie” (Ishmael) Searcy. She was baptized at Alpha Baptist Church. Louise enjoyed spending time with her family, playing the electric organ, and crafting. She also enjoyed gardening, cooking, and canning. She retired from the former Trenton Foods after over 20 years of employment. She moved from Trenton to Chillicothe, Missouri in 2008.
In 1976, Louise was married to Eugene Renfro in Miami, Oklahoma. He preceded her in death on November 6, 1997.
Louise’s survivors include one daughter, Donna Roberts, Chillicothe; one son, Kenneth Dudley and wife, Carolyn, Meadville, Missouri; five grandchildren, Kathy Sargent and husband, Mike, Meadville, Dianne Oder and husband, Tim, Meadville, Rhonda Pilcher and husband Mike, Trimble, Missouri, David Dudley and wife, Brandy, Purdin, Missouri, Kristin Dudley, Meadville; two sisters, Norma Hobbs and Betty Murphy, both of Chillicothe, Missouri; two brothers, Jim Searcy and wife, Roberta, Ravanna, Missouri, Bill Searcy and wife, Lila, Laredo, Missouri; 18 great-grandchildren, and 16 great-great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Louise was preceded in death by her parents, husband, four sisters, Marie Hess, Velma Hinnen, Kathleen Gibson, and Dorothy Barry; four brothers, Donald Searcy, Nova Searcy, infants, Bobby Gene Searcy and Walter Leon Searcy, and son-in-law, Jim Roberts.
Family visitation will be held Friday, September 29, 2023, from 1-2 p.m. at Resthaven Mortuary, Trenton, Missouri. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. Burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Gardens, Trenton, Missouri.
Open visitation will be Thursday, September 28, 2023, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the mortuary.
Memorials may be made to Haseville Cemetery and be left at Resthaven Mortuary.