Mary Jane Bise, 89 of Butler, Missouri passed away February 26, 2017 at Bates County Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be 1:00 pm Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at Mullinax Funeral Home, Butler (660-679-0009) with Pastor Terry Davis officiating. Visitation will be held prior to the service Wednesday from 11:00 to 1:00 pm also at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery, Butler. Contributions are suggested in lieu of flowers to the Butler Senior Center or the First Baptist Church Women’s Group. Messages of condolence may be left for the family at www.mullinaxfuneralhome.com.
Mary Jane Bise was born February 19, 1928 in Diggins, MO. to Arnold Edwin and Minnie Owings Semsch. She was united in marriage to Lee Roy Bise on August 24, 1947. She taught school for many years as a substitute teacher. Mary Jane was a proud member of the First Baptist Church of Butler, and taught bible school for decades. She was a member of the the Collector’s Club, and was an avid collector. But over all, she had devoted herself to a life of service to others.
Mary Jane was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Lee Bise in 1995, three brothers, and three sisters. She is survived by her three sons, Eddie Bise of Belton, MO., Roger Bise and wife Cygnet of Fort Smith, AR., and Jeff Bise and wife Kelly of Derby, KS., ten grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, a sister Eva Hall of Calhoun, MO., along with far too many friends to count.