Delores Jean Lemons
11/22/1946 – 12/23/2018
Obituary for Delores Jean Lemons
Delores Jean Lemons, 72, of La Monte, MO, went home to be with her Lord and Savior surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, December 23, 2018 at Cedarhurst of Sedalia. She was born on November 22, 1946 in Belton, TX, the daughter of Norvell and Coeita (Wheeler) Wagner, who preceded her in death.
On November 28, 1964 in La Monte, MO, she was united in marriage to William “Bud” Lemons, who survives of the home.
Delores was a member of Calvary Baptist Church, Sedalia, where she was active in the choir, Sunday school, and Bible study groups. She loved her church family, especially the church ladies, who visited her regularly. Her passion was her love for her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Delores enjoyed traveling with her family and going on cruises with her sister Carol and cousin Melanie.
Besides being a homemaker for 54 years, she worked as a Respiratory Therapist at Western Missouri Medical Center in Warrensburg until her retirement.
In addition to her husband of 54 years, survivors include four children, Don Lemons of LaMonte, Elana Schouten (Phillip), Gina Kroeger (Dan), and Amanda Johnson (Jerod), all three of Sedalia; three siblings, Mike Wagner (Cheryl) of Kansas City, MO, Linda Miller of Sedalia, and Carol Killion (Tom) of Hughesville; nine grandchildren, Brett, Heather, Seth, Dane, Hannah, Rachel, Trapper, Tanner, Tenley; and five great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Jim Wagner; and one grandchild, Sarah Lemons.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am, Saturday, December 29, 2018 at Rea Funeral Chapel, Sedalia, MO, with Rev. Ted Francis and Rev. Don Satterwhite officiating.
Visitation will be from 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm, Friday, December 28, 2018 at Rea Funeral Chapel.
Burial will be at High Point Cemetery, Hughesville, MO.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons, Brett Newton, Seth Wilbanks, Dane Kroeger, Trapper Johnson, and Tanner Johnson.
Honorary bearers will be Phillip Schouten, Dan Kroeger, Jerod Johnson, and Tom Killion.
Memorial contributions may be made to Crossroads Hospice or to Calvary Baptist Church in care of Rea Funeral Chapel.
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