Vera Mae Routon, 80, of Sedalia passed away Thursday, September 8, 2016 at Bothwell Regional Health Center in Sedalia. She was born on February 14, 1936 on a farm in Smithton, MO, the daughter of Alba and Nannie Richardson, who preceded her in death.
She was a member of New Hope Baptist Church. She enjoyed doing word search and reading books, especially Billy Graham. Vera had an in home daycare while raising her children. She loved her children and enjoyed spending time with them. She had a special bond with her daughter, a lot of their time was spent together. She always called her “My baby girl”. She enjoyed hearing stories about Haiti with her son Terry and loved when her son Danny would bring her candy. Her granddaughter, Corissa, helped her daughter, Lisa, take care of her the last couple of years due to illness. She loved all of her grandchildren with all her heart.
Vera is survived by two sons, Danny Routon (Susan) and Terry Routon (Carolyn); a daughter Lisa Allee (Tim); 13 grandchildren, Brandy Whitley, Randy Routon, Chelsea Routon (Nick Yonce), Myra Craig (Bob), John Kilmer (Katie), Michael Routon (Tori), Stefany Routon (Tyler Mitchell), Angela Allee, Corissa Butts (Josh), Jessica Taylor (Dominique), Meghan Davis (Chris), Mikenzie Allee, and Treshaun Allee; 17 great grandchildren, Tavaris Whitley, Carter and Lilly Routon, Lexus Lawson, Madison, Miranda, Megan, and Mackenzie Craig, Jacob Kilmer, Hannah Routon, Timmie Allee, Harley Allee, Jazminn and Zanah Butts, Dominique Taylor, Jr., and Taelynn and Klayre Davis; and two great-grandbabies on the way.
She was preceded in death by three brothers, Clifford, William, and Dean Richardson; three sisters, Eudora Petree, Nancy Elliott, and Mary Baldwin; an infant brother, Bobby Richardson; a son, Ricky Linn Routon; and a grandson, Mitchell Lee Allee.
A Celebration of Life memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm Monday, September 12, 2016 at Rea Funeral Chapel with Rev. Duane Duchesne and Pastor Mitchell Walker officiating.
Honorary Pallbearers: Michael Routon, Randy Routon, John Kilmer, Josh Butts, Treshaun Allee, Mark Elliott, Bob Craig, Chris Davis
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of Rea Funeral Chapel, Sedalia.