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Barbara Shultz, age 82, of Rutledge, MO, died Wednesday, April 11, 2012, in the University Hospital in Columbia, MO.

She was born March 11, 1930, in Memphis, MO, the daughter of Virgil and Sylvia Mallett Phinney. On May 23, 1948, at Memphis, MO she was united in marriage to Edwin Leroy Shultz and he preceded her in death on March 14, 2006. Also preceding her in death were her parents, one grandson, Kevin Shultz, one brother Virgil C. Phinney and one sister Louise Shultz.

Surviving are four children, Dennis Shultz and wife Bobbi of Kirksville, MO, Darlene Daniels and husband Larry of Kirksville, MO, Darrell Shultz and wife Lisa of Rutledge, MO, and Diana Brown and husband Jason of Normal, IL, seven grandchildren, Brian Shultz and wife Katrina, Steve Hall and wife Judy, Angela Meng and husband Stan, Michelle Guttman and husband Dave, Cory Shultz, Collin Shultz, Payton Brown, eight great grandchildren, Aiden Shultz, Brittney Eitel, Jennifer Daeumler, Courtney Smith, Jordan Meng, Sammie Meng, Jackson Guttman and Madeline Guttman, one sister Eileen Borensen of Troy, MO, and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Barbara received her education at Memphis, MO where she graduated from High School in 1948. She and her husband were engaged in farming in the Rutledge, MO area for many years. She raised dogs, loved quilting, cooking, gardening and spending time with her children, grandchildren and her dog Lacey. She was a member of the New Testament Church in Rutledge, MO.

Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Sunday, April 15, 2012, in the Hudson-Rimer funeral Home in Edina, MO. Reverend Jim Brown officiated the services. Burial was in the Pauline Cemetery at Rutledge, MO. Music was provided by Jim Clark. Casket bearers were Roger Shultz, Dustin Shultz, Randy Shultz, George Cunningham, Tyson Shultz and Andrew Parrish. Honorary bearers were Paul Shultz, Doug Boley, Richard Shultz, Randy Brown and Bob Hunolt.

Memorials may be made to the Pauline Cemetery and may be left at or mailed to Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1, Edina, MO 63537.