In Loving Memory…

Lura A. Wasson

Lura Ann Wasson, 73, of Sedalia, passed away on Friday, July 28, 2017, at EW Thompson Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Lura was born on May 9, 1944, in Sedalia, daughter of Frank and Ruby Fowler.

On December 3, 1961, at East Sedalia Baptist Church, Lura was united in marriage to her husband Gary, who survives of the home.

Lura worked in dietary at Bothwell Regional Health Center for 25 years.

She was a member of Parkview Christian Church and loved her church family very much.

Her hobbies included spending time on Facebook, especially on Farmtown, crocheting and fishing. She loved her dog, Maggie.

Lura will be remembered as very loving, kind and generous.

Including her husband, Gary, Lura is survived by her daughter, Stephanie Masters (Dwayne), of Sedalia; a son, Stephen Wasson (Jo), of Belton, TX; two granddaughters, Haley Wasson Zaruba (Matt), and Chelsey Wasson; and two great-granddaughters, Carson and Parker Jo Zaruba.

She is preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Jack Fowler and Frank Fowler, Jr.; and sister, Ruby Homan.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, August 7, 2017, at Parkview Christian Church, with Rev. Rodney Brown officiating.

Casket bearers will be Dale Guerrini, Jim White, Rick Muessig, Aric Wasson, Larry Yeager and Richard Stewart.

Honorary casket bearers will be Mike and Mary Matchael, and Max and Martha Fields.

Burial will be in Highland Sacred Gardens.

The family will receive friends from 9:30 a.m. until service time Monday at the church.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Parkview Christian Church or to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of Heckart Funeral Home.



  1. Carl & Crystal Mittelhauser :

    Dear Gary, Steve and Stephanie and Dewayne, we r so sorry we are out of town and not there for you. Lura was a very special lady we shall miss her.. You are all in our prayers, Carl and Crystal

  2. Karen Pines :

    Stephanie and Dwayne you are in my thoughts and prayers. Love and miss you.

  3. Karen Pines :

    Stephanie and Dwayne you are in my thoughts and prayers.

  4. Susie. Goldsmith :

    She was a great, sweet lady!! My sincerest sympathy to the family.
    Susie Goldsmith

  5. Carl Dedrick :

    Gary, Stephanie,Steve,Dewayne ,I’m so sorry to hear about wife and mom ,Lura and Gary and family are very special friends to me and this is very hard for me. My prayers to all of family ,Carl ( Butch ) and Sheila Dedrick

  6. shirley neff :

    It was a honor to be of service to the Wasson family–Lura was such a great lady and a special person–Gary you are my sweetie–Love you guys and prayers for you Shirley Neff Phoenix Home Health

  7. Steve & Carolyn Lee :

    Dear Gary, Stephanie & Dwayne, Steve & Jo, and family: We are so very sorry for your loss. What a wonderful lady Lura was. We feel such sadness at the loss of this special friend. We are praying for all of you. Steve and Carolyn Lee

  8. Sandy Rieves Cordes :

    Gary and Family-my condolences as you remember Lura. She was a wonderful woman and I will always remember her fondly. God bless you in the days ahead.

  9. I am so terribly sorry. My condolences to Lura’s family. She was a great person…. prayers to all.

  10. You were 10 years old when I came into this world
    I remember you in my own early childhood all of the above you were
    And as you sent me requests to join you in expanding your Farm
    In my heart I know…you have creay3d your heaven and left it here on Earth. Loved ones who will know by how you touched each and every one of us. There were never enough words between us. Was the love exchanged without words we had. I do believe the heavens you are in now is much like the farm you created here. Say hi to everyone there for me…especially my dad and mama. Love you aunt lura

  11. Jim Gaertner :

    So very sorry for your loss. May the Lord comfort you and grant you peace as only He can.

  12. Jim Gaertner :

    So sorry for your loss. May the Lord comfort you and grant you peace as only He can.

  13. My deepest sympathies to Lura’s family. I had the opportunity to work with this wonderful lady, she was always a joy.

  14. Jim & Carol Brown :

    Stephanie & Dwayne I am so sorry for your loss. Please know you are in our prayers & thoughts at this difficult time.

  15. Harold and Marian Schroeder :

    So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and Prayers are with you all thru this time of sorrow.

  16. Jim and Janet Kresse :

    To the Family of Lura Wasson: So very sorry to hear of Lura passing away. Our families went way back together. Words at this time cannot begin to express what is felt in the hearts of those who knew and loved her. May her faith be of comfort to you in your time of great sorrow.

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