In Loving Memory …

Betty J. Weller

Betty Jean Weller, 91, of Sedalia, passed away Saturday, May 4, 2019 at her home.

She was born July 27, 1927 in Beaman, MO, a daughter of James Ethan and Bessie L. (Shumate) Closser.

Betty was a member of New Life Open Bible Church in Sedalia.  She worked Garst’s Drive-In for over 10 years.  Later she worked as a seamstress for J. A. Lamy Manufacturing for over 20 years.  Betty enjoyed bowling, baking and crocheting where she crocheted a Afghan for every grandchild she had.

Survivors include four children, Gene Weller and his wife Gail, Lena Curry and her husband Donnie, Millie Harms and her husband Stan and James Weller and his wife Janet all of Sedalia; 11 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to both of her parents she was preceded in death by two daughters, Judy Evans and Lynda Wilson; three brothers, James Closser, Jr., George Closser and Ellis Closser; one sister, Nellie Ward; two great-grandchildren, Lynda Evans and Landen May.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at New Life Open Bible Church in Sedalia, with Pastor Ed Spencer officiating.

Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 7th at Heckart Funeral Home in Sedalia.

Casket bearers will be Luke Harms, Jerod Harms, Joshua Harms, Roy Wilson, Jr., Casey Curry and Larry Evans.  Honorary bearers will be Misty Bolds and Tabbatha May.

Burial will be in Olive Branch Cemetery.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Prader – Willi Syndrome.


  1. Im so sorry for the passing of your mom and grandmother, but then im so very happy she has gone home.
    Paradise is where she will call home from now on over looking everyone.
    Betty i love you and will miss you lots
    But will never forget your beautiful smile and soul. RIP DOLL

  2. Ron & Diane Stark

    So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers to the entire family

  3. Janet Roberts

    So Sorry Millie and Stan. Praying and thinking of you.

  4. Sad that Aunt Betty won’t be here for everyone anymore but happy she is once again reunited with lots of loved ones in heaven. She was one of a kind that will be greatly missed.

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