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Helen Irene Osburn

February 20, 1949 — December 27, 2022


Helen Irene Osburn


Helen Irene Osburn, age 73, of Lamar, Missouri passed away December 27, 2022.
Helen was born February 20, 1949 in Avilla, Missouri to Vester Alfred Burton and Mildred Geraldine (Harris) Burton. Helen graduated from Golden City High School. On October 31, 1972 , Helen married Edward Andrew "Moose" Osburn in Miami, Oklahoma.
Helen worked as a CNA for 21 years at St. Luke's Nursing Home in Carthage, Missouri and 22 years as a physical therapy aid at Barton County Memorial Hospital in Lamar, MO. Helen and "Moose" owned and operated "Poppy and Grammers", a scrapbook and candle store which was located on the Lamar Square. Helen enjoyed doing Sudoku puzzles and crocheting.

Survivors include a daughter, Robyn Gardner Barnes and husband Danny; five grandchildren, Anthony Osburn and partner Ethan Settle, Brittany Osburn-Sweet and husband Jacob, Caitlyn Gardner and husband Taylor Hubbard, Alex Gardner and Nick Gardner; three great-
grandchildren, Noah Osburn-Sweet, Aaron Sweet and Steven Sweet; three brothers, Carl Burton and wife Jean of Carthage, MO, Wayne Burton and wife Michell of Stockton, Missouri, and Ricky Burton and wife Debbie of La Russell, Missouri; and two sisters, Wanda Stump and husband Jerry of Springfield, Missouri and Lois Duncan and husband D.D. of Lamar, and brother-in-law, David Osburn and wife Sharon of Lamar, MO.

Helen was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, "Moose"; one son, Edward "Andy" Osburn Jr; two brothers, Dale Burton and Donald Gene Burton and one sister, Mary Jane "Janie" Burton.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, January 3, 2023 at Daniel Funeral Home in Lamar, Missouri with burial to follow at Pennsboro Cemetery in Greenfield, Missouri.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 7:00 pm, Monday, January 2, 2023 at the funeral home.

Contributions are suggested and made payable to Fresenius Kidney Care in care of Daniel Funeral Home.
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