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Eleanor Margurette Binkley, age 93, of Edina, Missouri, passed away Tuesday, March 2, 2021, in the Knox County Nursing Home in Edina, MO. She was born December 28, 1927, in Knox City, Missouri, the daughter of Charles Quincy (C.Q.) Myers and Margurette Zoa Huffman Myers.

She was united in marriage to George Robert (Bob) Binkley on February 16, 1946, in Knox City, Missouri, and he preceded her in death on September 18, 2008.

Eleanor was also preceded by her parents and son-in-law, Don Pierce.

Surviving are one daughter, Farrell Church of Palmyra, MO; one brother, James H. Myers of Bella Vista, AK; two grandchildren, Jason Ray (Jena) Church of Kahoka, MO, and Meghan Rae (Lance) Karr of Hannibal, MO; eleven great-grandchildren, Bryan Plenge, Jordan Plenge, Eric (Megan) Morgan, Mary Thompson, Aubreyona Rae Church, Dettriona Rae Church, Chanz Ray Church, LizBeth Rae Church, Harper Rae Karr, Jackson Ray Karr and Birdie Rae Karr; one great-great granddaughter, Jaelah Plenge; and many other relatives and friends including a special friend, Bill Hunziker.

Eleanor graduated from Knox City High School. She and her husband Bob lived all their life in Knox City and Edina, MO. Eleanor had been employed as assistant Postmaster in Knox City, ASCS office in Edina, as bookkeeper for C.Q. Myers and Ruth Ann Stover’s Abstract office. Eleanor enjoyed cross stitch and collecting plates. She was a member of the Edina United Methodist Church.

Funeral services were held March 4, 2021, in the Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home in Edina, Missouri, with Reverend John Bode will officiate the services. Burial was in the Knox City Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to the Edina Fire Department or Knox County Nursing Home Activities Department. Memorials may be left at or mailed to Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1, Edina, MO, 63537.