In Loving Memory …

Alice M. Morris

Alice M. Morris, 91, of Sedalia, passed away Sunday, June 30, 2019 comfortably in her bed.

She was born April 26, 1928 in Lake Andes, SD, a daughter of Charles Emanuel and Josephine (Dolejsi) Stedronsky.  On October 9th, 1965 in Belton, MO she married Willard Sheperd Morris who preceded her in death on September 16, 1966.

Alice worked as a bondsman for many years at Bradshaw Bonding and then after Willard’s death as a Vision Tester for the Department of Revenue.  She was a member of Epworth United Methodist Church, a life member of the American Legion Auxiliary, and the VFW Auxiliary 2591.  Alice was a member of the General Grand Chapter Order of the Eastern Star, Sedalia Women of the Moose Chapter 1242, Pettis County Women’s Democratic Club, and the Women’s International Bowling Congress.  She was an avid bowler all her adult life traveling to many state and national tournaments.

Survivors include one son, David Charles Morris of Lee’s Summit; two daughters, Beverly Anne Stanmorr (Sarah) of Kansas City, MO, Linda Sue Wells (Lance) of Sedalia, MO; three grandchildren, Heather Mudd, Holly Johnson, Christopher Morris; seven great-grandchildren; one brother, Wayne Stedronsky, of Oregon; one sister, Elaine Wood, of Texas; one sister-in-law, Lois Stedronsky, of Nebraska.

In addition to both of her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by four brothers, John, Raymond, Robert and Russell Stedronsky; one sister, Josephine Gerken.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, July 6, 2019 at Heckart Funeral Home in Sedalia, with burial to follow in Crown Hill Cemetery.

Casket bearers will be Lance Wells, A.J. Johnson, Paul Wood, Bruce Stedronsky, Christopher Morris, and Mike Johnson.

The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until service time on Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Care Connection for Aging Services or Hospice.


  1. I am so sorry for your loss. I enjoyed working with Alice at McGrath’s. She was one of a kind. Prayers and peace to the family.

  2. Jon & Sandy Wise

    We loved this lady. Best housekeeper we ever had.

  3. I was a friend of Alice’s many years ago. We went to school in Lake Andes together. Good friends for many years. My prayers and thoughts are with you and all of her family. Lois McCabe Donovan

  4. Rick/Connie Blowers

    So glad each of you got to enjoy your mom for some many years. Our condolences.

  5. Bob and Connie Hagerman

    Dave, we are so sorry for your loss. You are in out thoughts and prayers. It is never easy to loose a love one, but know you are not alone your friends and family are here for you.
    With sympathy Bob and Connie Hagerman

  6. We are so sorry for your alls loss!! Thoughts, prayers and hugs for you all!!

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