Mrs. Billie L. Sterling, longtime Boonville resident, passed away November 26, 2013 at Cooper County Memorial Hospital in Boonville. She was 93 years old.
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She was born in New Florence, Missouri to William and Lorena Schroeder Branstetter. Billie married her husband of 71 years, Dale Sterling, on May 24, 1942. Mr. Sterling survives at their home in Boonville.
Mrs. Sterling was a member of the New Franklin United Methodist Church. She was employed at JCPenney in Boonville for several years.
Surviving in addition to her husband, are her children, Billy Bruce Sterling of Boonville and Cynthia Sterling Zolk of LaGrange, Illinois; three grandchildren, Randall and Loren Zolk, Kimberly Stromer and four great-grandchildren, Ryland and Elliott Zolk and Henry and Jack Stromer.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother Russell Branstetter.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, November 30 at the New Franklin United Methodist Church with Rev. Arthur Barkey officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in New Franklin. Visitation will be Friday evening from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at Markland-Yager Funeral Home in New Franklin.
Memorial contributions are suggested to New Franklin United Methodist Church or Mt. Pleasant Cemetery Association in care of Markland-Yager Funeral Home, P.O. Box 126, New Franklin, Missouri 65274.
Markland-Yager Funeral Home
113 E Broadway
New Franklin, MO 65274
Published in Boonville Daily News from Nov. 29 to Dec. 9, 2013