Wanda Darlene Whitaker

12/30/1933 – 08/26/2019

Obituary for Wanda Darlene Whitaker

Wanda Darlene Whitaker, 85, of Sedalia, MO passed away Monday, August 26, 2019 at Sylvia G. Thompson Residence Center. She was born on December 30, 1933 in Sedalia, the daughter of Orie C. and Ethel M. (Abney) Morris, who preceded her in death.

She was united in marriage to Howard Whitaker, who preceded her in death.

Wanda was the assistant registrar at State Fair Community College for over twenty years. She loved to travel and see new places. She also volunteered much of her time at the Sedalia Senior Center, the Sedalia Little League baseball concessions, and the Girl Scouts. She loved the Girl Scouts and was very involved at Camp Sacajawea and organizing the sales of Girl Scout cookies. Wanda will be dearly missed.

Survivors include her daughter, Kandy Whitaker of Sedalia; and three close friends, Juanita Gerke, Charles Schuster, and Valerie Moore.

Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her sister, Crystal Morris and her companion, Ralph Wessing.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm, Saturday, August 31, 2019 at Rea Funeral Chapel, Sedalia, MO with Rev. Dan Hankins, officiating.

Visitation will be one hour prior to service time at the funeral chapel.

Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery, Sedalia, MO.

Pallbearers will be Lester Neighbors, Roy Neighbors, Bobby Moore, Kaden Schupp, Chase Schupp, and Rick Schupp.

Memorial contributions may be made to Open Door or the Sedalia Senior Center in care of Rea Funeral Chapel.

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Kandy I am so sorry to read if your Mom’s passing. I enjoyed her so much, she loved life & doing for others. She blessed all who knew her. Love & Prayers
– Karen Brockman
My Dear Kandy, I am so very sorry for your loss. Your mom was always very dear to me in all I learned from her as a Girl Scout and friend. Wanda was a wonderful mentor and leader who shared her knowledge selflessly. I never ran into her without seeing her joyous smile and feeling so cared for. May God Bless you Kandy and may He receive your momma into His arms. I pray your memories bring you comfort always. With love, Trisch
– Trisch Domingue

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