In Loving Memory…

Barbara J. Bartholomew

Barbara Jo Bartholomew, 55, of Sedalia, passed away Saturday, April 8, 2017, at her home.

She was born December 1, 1961, in San Antonio, TX, daughter of William Strunk and Juanita (Perry) Strunk, who preceded her in death. She was married to Jim Bartholomew, who preceded her in death.

Barbara’s family was her life, especially her grandchildren. She will be remembered as a loving and caring person who was always there for everyone.

Surviving are two children, Nicole Haines, of Sedalia, and Ryan Haines, of Independence; five grandchildren, Kylah, Xadrian, Adarian, Tye and Remington; and six siblings, William Strunk, John Strunk, Judy Bennett, Debbie Strunk, Dan Strunk and Connie Bain.

She was also preceded in death by her husband, Gregory Haines; brother, Robert Strunk; and sister, Rhonda Mittenburg.

A Celebration of Life will be at 2:00 p.m. Friday, April 14, at Heckart Funeral Home, with Jeff Page officiating.

Honorary pallbearers will be Zach Rayl and Tye Gropper.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until service time Friday at the funeral home.

Burial will be at a later date in Highland Sacred Gardens.

Memorials are suggested to the family.


  1. So sorry to hear if your mother’s passing nichole..prayers to you all..i just spoke with her not to long ago.

  2. Jojo will be missed loved visiting with here about our kids and grandkids she was in love with her family

  3. William strunk :

    Sis I will sure miss you. I know we had our ups and downs. But we always made time for each other. Just remembering all the good times we had.

    God bless
    Willie strunk.

  4. Mike Bockelman :

    You was a good friend Jo and will always be in my heart. May you rest in peace.

  5. Nicole, so sorry to hear about your mom. I worked with her at Walmart in the Lawn & Garden area…she always made the day go faster with smiles,fun, & laughter. She always had a smile on her face. I truly loved working with her.

  6. Kristy Dawson :

    Praying for her family. Jo will be missed but not forgotten. I got the privilege to work with her and got to know her.

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