Barbara Jean Raynor, 75, a resident of Blue Springs, MO passed away peacefully with her loving daughter by her side on Wednesday, January 31, 2018. She was born June 20, 1942 in Kansas City, MO and adopted at birth by Bernard and Gladys (Mulligan) Raynor.
Barbara spent the majority of her working career in book keeping for Halls, Crown Center in Kansas City. She was a faithful Catholic and offered her time as a volunteer to The United Way. Barbara enjoyed music, learning through reading, was fascinated by trains, and spent her happiest times traveling and laughing with those she loved. She truly cherished spending time with her two grandchildren.
Survivors include daughter, Catherine “Kate” Gooch (Robert) of Blue Springs, MO; sister, Mary Thomas (Greg) of Shawnee, KS; grandchildren, Jordan and Sydney Gooch; nephews, Richard, Brian and Kevin Tavernero. She was preceded in death by her parents.
The memorial service celebrating Barbara’s life will be held at 11:00 a.m., on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at Meyers Funeral Chapel, 1600 W. Main St, Blue Springs, MO. The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, American Diabetes Association or American Cancer Society. Memories of Barbara and words of comfort to the family may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com.