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Florence I. Bieri, 73, of California, Mo., passed away on Thursday, December 1, 2011, at the Tipton Oak Manor in Tipton, Mo. She was born November 21, 1938, in Excelsior, Mo., the daughter of Charles and Mary Gladys (Grant) Garber. She was a 1956 graduate of Tipton High School. She was united in marriage on May 20, 1956, in Tipton, Mo. to Paul H. Bieri, whom preceded her in death on September 2, 1996. Florence was a Realtor and worked for ACE Realty, she also worked for KZMO Radio Station, KOPI, The California Democrat, Cornerstone Gallery and was a dental assistant. Florence was a member of Moniteau Evangelical Advent Church where she was a church treasurer, in the choir, Sunday school teacher and helped organize the Christmas program. She enjoyed her cats, flowers and taking scenic photography. Florence is survived by three sons, Darryl Bieri, Russell Bieri and Jeffrey Bieri and wife Tina, all of California, Mo.; one daughter, Lorna Bieri of Portland, Ore.; one brother, Charles Garber of Sedalia, Mo.; one sister, Mary Sterling of Versailles, Mo.; eight grandchildren and five great- grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one daughter, Paula Harris on July 8, 2010; three brothers, Thomas, Glenn and Leonard Garber. Funeral services will be held on Sunday, December 4, 2011, at 2:00 p.m. at the Moniteau Evangelical Advent Church. Officiating will be the Rev. Brian Bish. Burial will be at the Moniteau Evangelical Advent Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Saturday, December 3, 2011, from 4:00-6:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to the Moniteau Evangelical Advent Church c/o Bowlin-Cantriel Funeral Services, 100 S. Oak St. California, MO 65018. Arrangements are under the direction of Bowlin-Cantriel Funeral Services, 100 S. Oak St. California, MO 65018.