Ferne Bret

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Mrs. Ferne L. Bret, age 81 years, of Jefferson City, Mo., died Friday, June 24, 2011, at her home. Ferne was born March 30, 1930, in Jefferson City, Mo., the daughter of Herbert and Elsie Case Jacobs. A lifelong resident of the Jefferson City area, Ferne was a 1948 graduate of Jefferson City High School and a graduate of the University of Missouri at Columbia. She was employed as the secretary to the Chief Counsel of the Missouri Highway Dept. for several years prior to her retirement in 1991. Ferne was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witness in Holts Summit, Mo.. She enjoyed spending time with friends, entertaining, and when she could, sharing her knowledge of the Bible with others. Most importantly, she loved spending time with her children and grandchildren. Survivors include: one son, Allen Bret and his wife Cathi of Holts Summit, Mo.; one daughter, Lauren A. Bret Sullens of Jefferson City, Mo.; one sister, Jane Inglish of California, Mo.; and four grandchildren, Dawn Sullens Catron, Ryan Bret, Megan Bret, and Micah Bret. She was preceded in death by her parents. A memorial service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, July 2, 2011, at the Kingdom Hall of the Jehovah's Witness at 185 Northstar Dr., Holts Summit, Mo. with David Carey officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Worldwide Work of Jehovah's Witness. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Freeman Mortuary.

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