Della Paxton

PaxtonDella Ann Paxton 84, of Sedalia, MO, passed away Monday, July 3, 2017 at home. Della was born on November 2, 1932 in Blythedale, MO, daughter of Howard and Arlene (Lundy) Lane.
Della was a member of the Stewart Avenue Church of Christ. She worked as a Homemaker Health Aide before retiring. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.
Surviving are three children: Yvonne Pierson of Pleasant Valley, Ramona Phillips of Blue Springs, and William (Buck) Paxton Jr of Smithton, MO; ten grandchildren, Tammy Noller, Chris Phillips, Travis Sturdevant, Shawnna Brown, Shaylen Paxton, Joshua Sarver, Tonya Smith, TJ Skutnick, Amber Vinyard, and Elijah Wells; 13 great grandchildren; a brother, Roscoe Lane; a sister Marjorie Thompson; and a host of family and friends.
Della was preceded in death by her parents; her first husband Melvin (Pete) Pierson, and her late husband William Lloyd Paxton Sr.; a brother Gary Lane; and sister Delilah Lane.
A special “Thank You” to Sharon Colvin for the care, love and support given to Mother and our family.
Visitation will be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday, July 15, 2017 with a Memorial Service at 11:00 AM at the Church of Christ, 1333 S Stewart, Sedalia, MO. Minister Robert Jones and James Foster will officiate. Burial will be at Highland Sacred Gardens Sedalia, MO.
Arrangements under the direction of Rea Funeral Chapel, Sedalia.


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